What Do Recruiters Look For in a Resume? [Infographic]

recruiter-reading-resume.jpeg

Recruiters receive an average of 118 resumes for every job listing they post.

As you can imagine, they don’t always have time to read through every one. In fact, they may not even have time to open every one.

That’s why it’s so important to make sure your resume — and the email or cover note you send along with it — is written in a way that pleases the recruiters reading it. That means it should be scannable, free of errors, and formatted in a way that makes it easy for them to uncover key metrics and accomplishments. 

To learn more about how recruiters read resumes and what they’re looking for, check out the infographic below from StandOutCV.

how-recruiters-read-your-resume-infographic.jpg

10 free marketing resume templates

Article first found on lkolowich@hubspot.com (Lindsay Kolowich)

If this article was helpful, share it and visit this page with even more digital marketing tips to grow your business.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s