Craft a resume that clears the gatekeepers and lands in the hiring manager’s hands.
TheLadders conducted a study finding that the average recruiter spends six seconds reviewing a resume before deciding if it’s worth a closer inspection. Translation: you have six seconds to make the right impression!
The recruiter isn’t the only gatekeeper you need to worry about. Before your resume reaches a human being, it will typically get screened by a piece of software known as an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
Here are 5 resume tips to help you get past these initial application gatekeepers.