June 6, 2012 - Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: For every story about an employer who can’t find qualified applicants, there’s a counterbalancing tale about an employer with ridiculous hiring requirements. In many companies, software has replaced recruiters, so applicants rarely talk to anyone, even by email, during the hiring process.
As anyone who has applied for a job lately knows, the trick is parroting all the words in the job description but not just copying and pasting the text, which leads the software to discard the application. It’s a whole new skill: Clearing the software hurdle is as important as being able to do the job. Follow the link below and find out how to get past the computer to get hired.
The Master of Disaster