SmartTracker: Real-Time Resume Analysis

Matching qualifications to a job posting keywords is crucial to getting your application noticed. Why? Applicant Tracking Systems.  What is an Applicant Tracking System? Applicant Tracking Systems are recruiting software platforms designed to sort through huge quantities of resumes and determine which candidates are the best fit. Similar to a search engine (Google, Yahoo etc.), Applicant Tracking Systems rank candidates by …

Our Tech Stack: Feature Toggling

Welcome to CareerJSM’s blog series: Our Tech Stack. The purpose of Our Tech Stack is to explain a little about our tech, software we are using, and how we are building our product. We hope that this series is informative for both our customers, as well as potential members of our team, so that you can learn more about our …

Our Tech Stack: Customer Operations

This is part of a new series written by our Customer Operations Lead Connor McGee. Part 1 “The Value of Customer Operations” can be found here. *** At CareerJSM we value effective Customer Operations. To power our customer operations department we rely on a number of integrations and software tools to quickly and efficiently work across our entire team. We thought …

Working at CareerJSM: Faizal

Faizal Hussain (Zayd) is a Software Developer at CareerJSM. Interested in working with Faizal? We’re hiring a Junior Developer Summer Intern! More details here. When did you start at CareerJSM? I started working at CareerJSM in October 2017. What were you doing before you started at CareerJSM? Prior to working at CareerJSM I was an HVAC/R Technician for 4 years. …

Working at CareerJSM: Vais

Vais Mahendran is a Junior Full-Stack Developer at CareerJSM. Interested in working with Vais? Great, we’re hiring for a Junior Developer Summer Intern. More details here. When did you start at CareerJSM? May 2017 What were you doing before you started at CareerJSM? Prior to working at CareerJSM, I was finishing my final year of computer science at the University …

Working at CareerJSM: Connor

Connor McGee is CareerJSM’s Customer Operations Lead (What is Customer Operations?). Read below as he describes why he loves working at CareerJSM. Interested in working with Connor? We’re hiring a Customer Operations and Sales Intern! More details here. When did you start at CareerJSM? September 2017. What were you doing before you started at CareerJSM? Prior to working at CareerJSM …

Looking For Your First Job

This is the time of year that university students start looking for their first “real” job. After conversations with some younger friends, I thought I would put together some thoughts about how entry-level candidates should approach their first job as they apply to a number of companies and evaluate offers. Optimize for growth vs. pay Many entry-level students graduate with …

The Value of Customer Operations

This is part of a new series written by our Customer Operations Lead Connor McGee. Over the course of a few blog posts I’ll be sharing how providing strong Customer Operations has been a tremendous value add for CareerJSM. I will do so through 3 topics – What is Customer Operations, Our Tech Stack and ROI of Customer Operations. How …

Changing Social Hiring Resources & Business Models

This is part of a series written by CEO Jeffrey Doucet. Click for Part 1 and Part 2. *** In our last blog, we looked at how hiring resources have changed, and how they are contributing to poor job seeker behaviour. Next, we want to look at how social media has changed job search. We all have heard the stat …

How to: Job Search Time Management

315 words, 3 minute read. Finding a new job can be time consuming, and challenging, work. Below you’ll find tips to be a more effective and efficient job search candidate. How do I make the most of my time? Keep a standard schedule Build a specific workflow for your job search. Having a daily routine can help you focus on …