What is ATS Formatting – Answered Here
What the ATS, and why do I need it?
The ATS resume is formatted and tailored specifically to get past the ATS online system.
ATS = Applicant Tracking System. Most companies that use an online portal use this system to pre-screen resumes FIRST before a recruiter even sees it. It looks for key words, formatting, font, etc. The ATS formatted resume will get you through that pre-screening process.
The workplace is global now, and most likely you’ll be submitting your resume via some Companys’ websites. You need the ATS formatted version of your resume to make it passed the automated checks in place to determine if you are a possible match. Think Google for applicants – Do you have the best content to get seen first? Be sure to add-on the ATS formatting option to your resume service with The Resume Geek.