What Job Seekers Should Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

Job seekers often lament over the lengthy application processes they must endure to apply for only one job. They go through applications several pages long, cover letter writing, and document formatting to get materials submitted. Why do companies make this process so lengthy and cumbersome?
Three words: applicant tracking systems.
Otherwise known as ATS software, applicant tracking […]

Top MBA Jobs from Doostang: 7-5-2013 Edition

Founded in 2005, Doostang is one of the largest career platforms for business professionals in the world. Doostang is a community of over 1 million elite professionals who have inside access to top jobs from premier employers in finance, consulting, media, technology, and more. Members join Doostang to get exclusive access to over 15,000 hand-picked […]

Top MBA Jobs from Doostang: 6-28-13 Edition

Founded in 2005, Doostang is one of the largest career platforms for business professionals in the world. Doostang is a community of over 1 million elite professionals who have inside access to top jobs from premier employers in finance, consulting, media, technology, and more. Members join Doostang to get exclusive access to over 15,000 hand-picked positions with […]

No Job Offers? Maybe You’re Scaring Recruiters Away

It seems that many in the ranks of the unemployed… are unemployed for a reason.
One of three reasons, to be exact.
Their failure to find work is often because they fall into one of three job seeker personality types: the Ego, the Victim and the Stalker… each of which scare away hiring managers and recruiters – […]

4 Steps to Secure Your New Job

Shifting the focus of your resume can make a more powerful impact on hiring managers. A positive new attitude can help open doors to a new job. Try the following few simple steps:
1. Focus on Accomplishments
A strong resume highlights accomplishments. It can be easy to forget achievements if you have not included them […]

8 Things to ALWAYS Say in an Interview

In your lifetime, you will probably have to prepare for lots and lots of job interviews. Every interview is different because every job and every interviewer is different. That being said, there are a few things that rarely change when it comes to job interviews.
Here are eight things you should always say (and mean) in […]

5 Ways to Organize Your MBA Job Search

Job searching can be a messy task, especially in this competitive job market. Managing your search to ensure that it’s running like a well-oiled machine takes time and dedication, and some organization tactics might not work for everyone.
Don’t let the clutter and disorder take a toll on your productivity. Try these five tips organize your […]

8 Questions to Ask Potential Employers Before Accepting a New Job

The job search process isn’t just about the employer. It’s also about you.
Although the application and interview process usually feels like it’s all about a hiring manager trying to find the most qualified person for the job, it’s also your time to assess if the position is the best fit for you at this point […]

Job Search with Social Media for Dummies [WEBINAR]

How do you convey your personal brand online?
Personal brand can be a real stumper to many people. It’s hard to be objective about you and certainly how to convey yourself to others online may be even harder.
Yet, in this day of online everything, our personal brand is out there whether or not we realize […]

Why You Need to Check Out Potential Employers on LinkedIn Before Applying

Researching a potential employer is an important part of the job search process. You obviously need to know about the company in order to optimize your resume and cover letter to the position, but doing so also gives you more insight into the company in order to determine if it’s the right fit for you.
So, […]