PMI New Jersey Chapter
PMINJ 2021 February Networking LCI

Presentation Slides

Beating the Applicant Tracking System

23 Feb 2021 - Virtual
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Career Networking LCI Meeting

Eligible for PDUs


As a job seeker, are you wondering why you are not getting any response to your online submissions? Uncover why human eyes may never see the resumes you submit online and discover what you need to do to optimize your resume to beat the dreaded ATS.

Have your current resume available to mark up during the workshop.

The content of this presentation was published in chapter 8 of the book published by the ATD (Association of Talent Development) called Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love. Dick Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute wrote the forward and 15 other career coaches around the country also contributed chapters.

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PDU Information
Program Number: C020-2020210
Title: Beating the Applicant Tracking System
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership -
Strategic - 1.5
Technical - 0.0


Lynne M. Williams


Lynne M. Williams, Ed.D. is the Executive Director of the Great Careers Group & BENG ( an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides career education and networking connections for:

  • job-seekers in career transition, including veterans and
  • employed and self-employed for career management.

In addition, Lynne is also the owner of Around the Clock Executive Helper, a writer of resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Lynne presents unique research-based workshops ( on LinkedIn, resumes, the Applicant Tracking System, the Art of Networking In Person & Online, and other career-related, social media, and technology topics. She is currently working on writing her doctoral dissertation and is a contributing author to Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love ( along with the late Dick Bolles, the author of What Color is Your Parachute?. In addition, she writes a weekly career column in Vista.Today  ( Montco.Today ( and Delco.Today ( and other publications with LinkedIn tips and more. Connect with her on LinkedIn at ( with a personalized message and visit the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group website ( and read our SCORE Success Story! (

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