By AVOIDING/REMOVING the following:
- Text boxes
- Horizontal lines
- Long vertical lines
- Side panels
- Dark colours
- Quotation marks
- Font size less than 11 points
- Mixed font
In short: stick to keyboard characters, basic punctuation and tiny round, black bullet points, only.
ATS differs across regions. The list above will make your resume “safe” in ALL regions.
If in doubt, leave it out!
When it comes to resumes and online applications, boring is the new “sexy!”
COVID-19 will mean more automation.
So, get COMPLIANT!
*ATS= Applicant Tracking System
Courtesy: Kirsty Bonner | #KB