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Why HR Software Is Fueling Demand for Resume Writing Services

 

Technology is both pushing people to use it in the workplace for the sake of productivity and pulling in more users simply to keep up with the results of technology. One of the most glaring examples is in Human Resources. Websites allow you to submit your resume to hundreds or even thousands of jobs. Employers now have to weed through a hundred fold more applications than before. Their solution is more technology. Instead of having people sort through thousands of barely relevant resumes, they use applicant tracking systems or ATS that search resumes for keywords and prioritized strings.

Note that this hasn't eliminated the human element in Human Resources. In fact, it creates new opportunities for many small businesses. A classic example is the resume writer Resume writers are increasingly required to craft a resume that fits the requirements of each job. They don't just stuff the resume with the key search terms so that it comes up in database queries. They create quality resumes that will get past the digital gatekeeper and still engage the attention of the human screener in the few seconds that it has before the reader moves on to the next one.

 Resume writers have to keep up with evolving HR requirements. For example, the cover letter can win you points when you're sending a resume directly to the hiring manager, but it can get in the way of being discovered when stored in a database. The changing rules regarding objective statements on resumes can trip job seekers up. On the flip side, blasting out a resume with a generic or unrelated objective statement will get their resume deleted when it shows up in many feeds.

Resume writers give invaluable feedback for people shifting career tracks or returning to the workforce. For example, a resume that tries to use experience as a volunteer to prove you're qualified for a paying position may not make it through the average applicant tracking system. They're looking for that specific job title. Someone returning to the workforce after an extended absence may need advice in how to update the resume so that it can make it past the filtering software. You weren't a secretary but an administrative assistant or receptionist. Your experience with Windows Tend Microsoft Word is now a strike against you, but experience as an editor remains invaluable.

Technology has altered how resume writing services market their services. One obvious change has been the rise of social media. Another has been who resume writing services promote their services to For example, they can make headway with people who can't seem to get their resume past the filtering software and in front of a human. In these cases, the resume writer can position themselves as getting the person past the mindless gate-keeping Al and in front of the interviewer If they're flubbing interviews, that is their own fault and a very different problem. Yet the resume writer's services may still be required in these cases. For example, if someone keeps ending up in interviews for entry level positions though they have years of experience or roles that aren't a match for their skills, a resume writing service could adjust the wording of the resume to better target the positions they actually want. Consider it a form of personal search engine optimization. Some of the best resume writing services both aid job seekers and people trying to strengthen and focus their online presence.

 Resume writing services are sometimes literally tied into SEO. For example, they may work with consultants and freelancers who literally post their resume online to generate a steady stream of projects. A targeted online profile on sites like Linkedln and strong, optimized personal description on your website could result in a flood of potential clients.

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