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In Pictures: Get your resume past the robots - How to beat HR's mechanical gatekeepers
You have two options when it comes to beating the automated systems that filter resumes: you can go through them, or you can go around them.
The US Department of Labor recently reported an astonishingly high unemployment rate of 6.1 percent. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 1.5 million people filed for unemployment claims from January through September 2008, the highest number since 2002. The technology sector has been no exception to this downward spiral, and it almost seems as though every other person we know is looking for work or at least "keeping their options open."