The Modern-Day Hiring Process & How it Works


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Modern-Day Hiring Processes

Over the years, the hiring process has transformed dramatically due to technological advancements. Things like video interviewing, advanced interview software, online applications, and social media job search sites have changed how people worldwide hunt for employment and get hired.

You now have what seems like a million ways to search for a job, but how do you navigate it properly so that you have the best chances to get hired? We at Vocamotive boast a team of professionals here to help you through the entire process to ensure that you have the most experience and qualifications to get you that position.

Application Process

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Each company has a unique way for an applicant to apply, but more and more companies take advantage of the applicant tracking system (ATS). The ATS takes information from the applicants and organizes it into a database to easily navigate through qualified professionals. It is essential that you put relevant and vital information like work history, education, and references. You can also link professional social accounts that you have such as LinkedIn,

When hunting for jobs, it is important to read how they complete their application process thoroughly. Some companies require applicants to submit their resume and cover letter through email, and other employers still favor applicants applying in person. Contact Vocamotive if you are unsure about the application process for a potential job, and we can assist you in filling out information that is most relevant.

Professionally Written & Formatted Resume / CV

The number one goal of those searching for employment is getting an interview and then the job. Your resume needs to:

  • Stand out above the rest
  • Pass applicant tracking systems
  • Show off your skills and value


A poorly written and formatted resume and CV can end up leaving them at the bottom of the pile. Choosing the right format and the best information to put in it is a stressful and difficult decision; that is why you need to consider hiring professional career assistance & writing services like Vocamotive. Our team of experienced and certified experts will help you create the ideal resume and CV designed to give you the best opportunity for success.


What to Include on Your Resume and Cover Letter

Technical vs Non-Technical Skills and Education

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On your resume and cover letter, it is essential to list the right qualifications for the job you are applying for. Technical education and technical degrees are aimed more at jobs in the IT, actuarial science, aerospace engineering, and neurology sectors. Technical skills are:

  • Algorithms
  • Analytical Skills
  • Calculating
  • Compiling Statistics
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Database Management
  • Documentation
  • Modification
  • Quantitative Research
  • Quantitative Reports
  • Statistical Analysis

Non-technical skills and degrees are based on cognitive, social, and emotional abilities. If you are a people person and have a degree in something related to interacting with others, then these types of jobs are more for you.

Check out our other blog on technical vs non-technical job skills and education here! (more…)

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Top Career Fields in Demand & Ways Vocamotive Provides Career Change Assistance


Vocamotive’s Career Change Assistance for Top Career Fields in Demand

Putting yourself on the job market can be exciting and daunting in equal measures, but switching careers altogether is a whole new ball game. If you want to break into a brand-new career field or a completely different industry, then it’s understandable that you may be a bit apprehensive about the whole experience.

Breaking into a new career field can be life-changing, and there are some great ways that you can go about it without finding yourself sitting around on the job market. One of these ways is to make sure that your new career path is in line with the in-demand career fields of today.

Looking for a Job? Check Out These In-Demand Career Fields

Not every career field is booming, and you may have a tough time of it on the job market if you want to break into a declining field. Thankfully, there are plenty of career fields experiencing growth at the moment, and if you have the skills to enter these areas, you could find yourself with plenty of opportunities waiting for you!

Here are some of the in-demand career fields of 2019, where industry growth has opened up opportunities aplenty:

  • Medical Technologist
  • Construction Laborer
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Medical Services Manager
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Care Aide
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Application Software Developer

Many of the career fields in demand at the moment surround healthcare, but the growth of these areas also opens the door to other possibilities. Even if you don’t fit the criteria for these positions, you could look at ways to transfer your talents; writing, accountancy, and management experience are all easily transferable skills.

You could also look more closely at the industries that are currently booming and those expected to do so in the near future. The renewable energy, cyber security, and analytics industries are great places to look for incredible job opportunities where skilled professionals are in high demand.

Of course, it’s not just finding a booming career field or industry that’s going to help you land your dream job. To pull off a large-scale career change, you need to make sure that you’re prepared! When it comes to transitioning into a new career, Vocamotive can provide the career change assistance that you need to secure the perfect position.

Here are five ways that Vocamotive can help you to change careers:

They say that first impressions count, and when it comes to the quality of your resume, that’s certainly the case! A resume is one of the most important documents that you’ll need during your job search. Everything from the format and language choices to the keywords implemented throughout, need to make a lasting impression.

Here at Vocamotive, we provide a full resume writing service that’s tailored – from start to finish – to your personal skills, experience, history, and career. We shine the spotlight on your strengths, so when it comes to applying for jobs in your new field, you have the best chances of landing your dream position.

No two resumes should ever be the same. Not only should every resume be unique to the person, but there are crucial differences between career fields and positions, that need to be accounted for when writing a resume.

If you’re considering furthering your career and applying for an executive, director, or c-level position, or you want to retain your current high-level position in a new field, then you need the right resume. The professional resume writers at Vocamotive can perfect your resume to appeal to top position hiring managers by using the right industry language, exceptional spelling & grammar, and perfect keyword optimization.

Few jobs are secured on a resume alone – no matter how incredible that resume is. A number of documents will be required when searching for a new job in a different field, and each one will play a role in your success on the job market.

The recruitment experts at Vocamotive can help you through every step of your career change, with professional advice and assistance creating job documents to an exceptional standard. We can create everything from cover letters and resumes, to online profiles and professional correspondence – all tailored to your exact needs.

These days, you don’t just need to make a good impression on paper or in person, but also online. It’s vital in today’s job market to have a presence on LinkedIn, not just to make yourself more visible to recruiters, but also to expand your own contacts and open the door to new opportunities.

Just as Vocamotive can display your strengths on paper, we can also show the world your skills on LinkedIn, with a professional profile that achieves the strong presence you need. If you’re new to the use of LinkedIn or need your profile refreshing, we can help you.

Breaking into a new field isn’t easy, especially if you’re not 100% sure what you’re looking for or how your skills can transfer into an entirely different position or industry. This is where the vocational rehabilitation services provided by Vocamotive can be an incredibly important step in your career change.

We provide a large number of vocational rehabilitation services at Vocamotive that can help in many areas of your job search, and before your search even begins. Some of our main vocational rehabilitation services, include:

  • Vocational Training
  • Vocational Evaluation
  • Job Placement
  • Computer Training
  • Internship Development

Our team can help you to complete applications, search for new jobs effectively, and manage the whole job search process, all while providing professional advice and support that you can count on.

Are You Ready for a Career Change? Vocamotive Is Here to Help

Whether you’ve only just decided to explore the opportunities open to you in a new career field or you’ve been debating the pros of a career change for a while now, Vocamotive is on hand to help you find a new position in an in-demand career field.

From resumes and LinkedIn profiles to ongoing support during your job search, changing career couldn’t be easier when you have the services of recruitment professionals at your disposal!


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