Category: Jobscan Blog

6 Ways Career Coaches are Adding Value with Jobscan

Career coaches and employment specialists have been using Jobscan’s resume and LinkedIn optimization tools for years to supplement their coaching and provide more value to their clients. We reached out to five coaches and specialists across North America to learn about the different ways they’re using Jobscan, whether it be […]

VMock vs. Jobscan

When it comes to automated resume analysis, two of the most popular web applications out there are VMock and Jobscan. Both systems analyze your resume then offer a score out of 100 with tips to help you improve. Of course we’re biased, but as researchers who strive to provide the […]

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job: A Great Profile Is Not Enough

There’s an old saying that goes something like, “A great website that is not promoted is like a billboard stored in your basement.” This sentiment reminds me of LinkedIn members who have strong profiles but are invisible. For those figuring out how to use LinkedIn to find a job, they […]

The Best Fonts to Make Your Resume ATS and Recruiter-Friendly

It might not seem like a big deal, but did you know something as simple as the font you pick for your resume can have a huge impact on your chances of scoring your dream job? Learn how to pick the best font for resume content, what font size your […]

4 Real Reasons Why You Can’t Find a Job (and What To Do About It)

Getting a new job takes time, but how much time? If you’ve been applying for jobs for several weeks or months and still can’t find a job that’s right for you, it’s time to take a critical look into your job search process. At what point in the process are […]

Ask Recruiters: How to Nail Your Email Responses and Phone Interview

Receiving direct contact from a recruiter is an exciting part of the job search and a welcome break from rejection notices and non-responses. Out of hundreds of applicants or thousands of LinkedIn profiles, the recruiter decided you were one of the few worth reaching out to– congrats! The next step […]

Greenhouse ATS: What Job Seekers Need to Know

A few notable applicant tracking systems (ATS) have roots going back to the 1990s– and it shows. One recruiter told Jobscan that they were stuck using a system that “reminds me of something in the Windows ’95 era.” Even as ATS companies update their software to keep with the times, many are dragging […]

9 Things Recruiters Expect from Your LinkedIn Profile

t’s not enough to throw together a LinkedIn profile, paste in some resume info, then leave it alone to somehow work its magic. You have to think about an important group of people using LinkedIn on a daily basis: Recruiters. 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to screen job candidates. This […]