- Posted by Vidcruiter
- On February 2, 2013
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- digital recruiting, video interviewing, video interviews, video recruiting
Get ahead of other job applicants online
The internet is one of best places to find a job. Jobs on virtual job boards are numerous and you can easily find the ones that best suit your skills and professional inclinations. But you also need to realize that you are also going head to head with other qualified job seekers, some are considered the best in their fields. You need to make sure that your application can impress recruiters. The vast talent pool in online hiring makes it both a promising and very challenging place to secure the job that you want. Needless to say there are means to get ahead of the pack and most of these are very easy to do.
Get maximum exposure
Online video interviewing is a connected network of organizations, job boards, head hunting firms, job seekers, and etc. To be able to get inside this network you need to carefully plan out your online presence, maximize it to attract employers to you. How can you do this? You need to have a solid online presence by joining into social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so on. If you want you can add to the mix a blog that you update often, a Youtube channel, and other online outlets you can get your hands on. You can then add your professional credentials on your profile, network with official Facebook pages of people and organizations with the same professional field as you and sign up in numerous job boards. Do not forget to keyword optimize your online presence from different platforms and channels this way search engines can easily locate you, your online profiles and most importantly your professional profile. This makes you highly visible to applicant tracking systems use by organizations to pool job seekers.
Refine your resume for online hiring
The resumes of today are different from those that were randomly submitted to various companies in the past. Today your resume must be searchable by talent management systems and applicant tracking software that are driven by algorithms identifying keywords in resume that is associated to the competencies needed by a specific job post. You need to carefully research for keywords used for the job you are trying to fill and get these words into the resume. You also need to use standard headings of resume elements and the common format used by job applicants so that your resume can easily be located, processed, and assessed by automated systems often used today. By customizing the content of your resume you can be sure to be ahead of other job applicants.
Do not stop updating your resume, refine it as often as you see fit, and be sure to improve your online application overtime. This proactive attitude can make your online professional profile get better overtime increasing your chances of being seen by organizations that are looking for that one person that can best serve its business interests.
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