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Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love by Sue Kaiden

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8

Applying to Positions

Lynne M. Williams

This chapter offers an overview of the many ways to apply for jobs—some traditional and typical and others more creative—as well as an in-depth examination of the applicant tracking system (ATS) and sections on best practices, tips, and tricks.

The Hidden Job Market

Remember the hidden job market you learned about in chapter 7? Why does it exist? Wouldn’t employers want to hire the best employees possible? Is it preposterous to think that jobs would be hidden from job seekers, or would terms like unadvertised, unposted, or unpublished be more appropriate to use? There are many reasons why employers might not publicize an opening—perhaps they are trying to replace someone who is not performing a job well, ...

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