JobAI: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What are ATS and JD?
  • JD stands for job description. Application Tracking System or ATS are bots that filter out resumes based on a score threshold. Common example of ATS are Talio,

  • What does jobAi guarantee?
  • Depending on the package, it makes the resume human and ATS friendly, and guarantees 80%+ score on the JDs.

  • Does my optimized job score high scores on “similar” jobs that were not provided?
  • Likely, depending on how similar they are. In fact, you can use jobscan.co to findout how similar the jobs are.

  • What is an interview guarantee?
  • Calls from recruiters, HR or hiring manager is considered an interview. It is almost always the case that the recruiter and/or company's HR calls first. If they are happy with what they hear, the applications moves forward to the hiring manager. Making an impression over the phone is really within candidate's control.

  • Does jobAi guarantee an interview?
  • Interview calls are guaranteed for the premium package.

  • What are monster views?
  • Monster shows you the total number of views since the resume has been uploaded has been made public.         

     

  • How much time a recruiter spend on a resume?
  • The initial scan is around 6 seconds.

  • Why does jobAi removes the experience details beyond 15 years?
  • “In many industries, sharing experience that dates back more than 15 years just isn't very helpful for hiring managers.” Reference

  • Why do I sometimes see keywords in the jobscanís scanned resume that I do not see in the resume?
  • Often words are synonyms or similar, and can be used interchangeably. For example, processed and analyzed. Itíll be unfortunate if the ATS discards the resume based on a specific word when its alias is present. Therefore, jobAi includes similar words when possible.

  • How does money back guarantee works?
  • I show you the optimized resume and results over Zoom. If you are not satisfied, Iíll refund the entire payment. Applies to basic package only.

  • Which ATS systems does jobAi optimizes against?
  • jobAi optimizes the resume and profile for both human and machine consumption. The JDs guide the optimizations. The results can be validated against jobscan. Jobscan claims that it has identified the commonalities among the top ATS used by Fortune 500 companies such as Taleo, iCIMs and Jobvite

  • I had my profile optimized but still not getting a break through. Why?
  • Having an optimized profile guarantees that it is beating the ATS and a human is looking at it. My research tells me this is the biggest blocker. There could be other reasons including applications still open, hiring manager on holiday, slow season like Christmas time, early applicants being interviewed first, a hold on vacancy to name some.

  • What is the most effective way of landing a job?
  • Networking comes first, followed by optimized profile that beats ATS.

  • Why did jobAi replace my address with the city name?
  • Recruiters sometimes use the commute in the negotiation leverage. You don’t want to lose this leverage upfront.

  • I had a colourful and creative resume but jobAi turned into a standardized format. Why?
  • ATS struggle with graphics and creativity. Recruiters also expect a certain layout and format of the resume. jobAi standardizes the resume for consumption of both. 

  • What are the minimal changes in the basic package?
  • Font, layout, structure, styling and a 6-second summary. jobAi does not change the content.

  • How does jobAi boost the score?
  • By optimizing resume for both human and ATS consumption. The intelligence is baked into the resumes’ metadata. The exact algorithmic operations are intellectual property (ip).

  • Should I review my resume after optimization?
  • Yes, especially if opting for basic package.. While the algorithms optimize, inaccuries in the original resume carry forward. Also, you may want to add more achievements into the 6-second summary.

  • What happens if I am entry-level professional but provide job links to senior jobs?
  • The algorithms may boost the score to beat ATS, but the human reader will catch it resulting in likely dismissal of resume.

  • Why is the jobAi website so clunky?
  • It is work in progress. Infact, I hacked it using word to focus my time on the core product.

  • What is the difference between data++ and jobAi?
  • I do free-lance work under data++ and temporarily hosting jobAi website at data++ domain.

  • How do I look for a job?
  • Jobscan gives a comprehensive overview

  • Is my resume private?
  • Yes. But I want my resume as public as possible to be known as "the" data scientist. I speculate more public my resume is, the more widely will be I known.