The Ladders released some research in the past couple of weeks that focused on how a recruiter reads your resume. It was really good stuff for job seekers to pay attention to, but it was mostly sent to HR and Recruiter types who shrugged their shoulders and thought ‘Yeah, so.” Basically, what the study showed was that a recruiter really only spends about 6 seconds initially viewing your resume (that first screen)! For years the industry has used ten seconds as a staple, regardless, we knew it was a very short time.
Breaking Down The 6 Seconds Of Your Resume
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