The first challenge that IT pros need to beat when job-hunting is to get past the front door. Those doors, now more than ever, are often virtual: online job boards, networking sites like LinkedIn, corporate application tracking systems (ATS), and so forth. What's more opaque is the behind-the-scenes pre-screening that is applied – often in automated fashion – to a virtual pile of resumes. This typically leads to the culling of multiple potential candidates from consideration before a human hiring manager or recruiter even gives their resumes a passing look. Read also: 6 IT skills to focus on in 2021, from Michigan CIO of the Year winners. For job hunters, it's useful to think about the why behind this process.
Mar-15-2021, 13:10:48 GMT