Optimize Your Resume and Beat the Bots: Workshop | Flatiron School Seattle
You’ve likely heard about applicant tracking systems. But how do employers use them? And why?
In this workshop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of applicant tracking systems to make sure you aren’t in the 70% of resumes that are never seen by recruiters.
At the end of this session, you’ll have more confidence in your online job search and leave with the foundations for a new and updated resume.
**Please bring your laptop and resume in a .docx format and a job description for a job you want to apply for.**
Sophia Cui, CTO
Sophia grew up in California and has Master's degrees from MIT and Cornell and has developed software for most of her life. She has held engineering, product manager, CTO, and founder roles at both startups and major corporations such as Zynga and Microsoft. She is currently the CTO of Jobscan, a machine learning-powered, online service that empowers job seekers to land their perfect job.
Linda Qu, Community Coordinator
Linda is the Community Coordinator at Jobscan and is in charge of all outreach to local organizations. She graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's in Communication and minor in political science. Prior to Jobscan, she worked on community relations at local media companies KING 5 and Hubbard Broadcasting and was a Project Assistant at APCO Worldwide.
What is Flatiron School?
We’re a global school with immersive on-campus and online programs that train passionate people to excel in rewarding, future-proof careers in software engineering.
What is Jobscan?
Jobscan's mission is to give power to job seekers by building the best tools. Born out of co-founder James Hu's own frustration with job hunting back in 2013, Jobscan was established to help job seekers successfully navigate the powerful systems used by companies to manage and filter out applicants. Jobscan is arming job seekers with a slate of tools that optimize resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles so they can take the power back into their own hands.