How to Follow Up on a Job Application

What happens after you’ve sent in a job application? Here’s when and how to follow up on your job application, and what to include in your message.

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The Complete Guide to Job Applications

If you are job searching for the first time, or it’s been a while, you’ll want to brush up on best practices for job applications. Learn how to organize your job applications, types of job applications, and more.

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10 Best Job Application Tips

Use this job application checklist to make sure your resume, cover letter and other items are complete, error-free, optimized, and ready to submit.

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Resume/Job Application Keyword Success Secrets

Be sure that your resumes and job applications contain the best keywords when you apply for a job. Here’s how…

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How Application Tracking Systems (ATS) Work

Jon Shields shares how 3 of the top applicant tracking systems — Taleo, iCIMS, and SilkRoad — analyze your resume to determine if you are are a match with job requirements.

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3 Smart Tips to Beat the ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems)

Jon Shields shares 3 great tips on how to beat the ATS systems employers use to screen job applicants.

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Guide to Successful Job Search for Job Seekers Over 50

Articles and information about job search for job seekers who are over 50 including the Baby Boomer generation.

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Fast Track to a New Job: Employee Referral Applications

Employee referral programs are the best way to get hired. This article explains how to leverage them effectively, including a sample email message to an employee of your target employer.

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Job Application vs. The Resume

Diane Hudson Burns offers strategies for responding appropriately when an employer request applicants complete a job application in stead of, or in addition to, submitting a resume.

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Understanding Keywords for Job Search

How to choose the right words to make your resume and your social media profiles appear in the right search results for you.

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Using USAJOBS.gov to Find a Government Job

USAjobs.gov is a centralized resource from the US Federal Government containing many Federal Government Job Postings.

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12 Common Federal Job Application (USAJobs.gov) Mistakes

Former federal government hiring manager Nancy Segal describes the 12 worst mistakes she has seen federal job applicants make most often — and how to avoid them.

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