Back in the day, getting your job application noticed by the company used to mean drafting a crisp cover letter and resume on a watermarked special paper. However, rising to the top of the pile is a little different for the online job board, recruitment and employment generations.
Today, job applications are filled online, submission of resumes and even informations on new job openings in Australia are done in the internet. Because of this, it gets even trickier for your job application to get noticed by the company.
To stand out from the crowd, JobsJobsJobs Australia an online job board site which offers the largest postings and vacancies of jobs in Australia as well as jobs in Melbourne, jobs in Queensland and jobs in Sydney, said that, to rise up from the online files of job applications, you have to get into the mindset of the employers or recruiters and work with the online system.
According to JobsJobsJobs, the human resources department of a company receives hundreds of applications for each vacant job position it posts. Companies sort those applications by using keywords and filtering software.
To make sure that your job application is not filtered, you should make sure your resume is easy to understand with simple outline but without spelling errors and should mimic the language in the company’s job listing. If the job description uses phrases such as accounts payable general ledger or balance sheet, make sure to add those phrases in your resume.
Also, words or phrases that describe your skill, character and attitude towards work such as performance and productivity; problem-solving and decision-making; teambuilding, Internet, written and oral communication and many more should be tailored into your resume.
JobsJobsJobs said that the employers’ goal at the end of the day is to evaluate less number of candidates as possible. So be sure to make your job application simple and contains informations that will attract the attention of the employers. Give them the right reasons to linger and read the full content of your CV. If you can do this, you will surely be able to get the job you are applying for.