What Recruiters Scan For When Reviewing Resumes

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According to Business Insider, researchers tracked more than two dozen recruiters. They found that recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds on a resume.

These are what they look at during that 6 seconds:

  1. Name,
  2. Current Company and position,
  3. Start and end date,
  4. Previous Position (and dates),
  5. Education information.



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Giovanni is an entrepreneur at heart with a lifelong desire to be of valuable service. He started LarnEDU—during his teens— over 6 years ago as a way to provide free educational resources for students from West African Anglophone countries. LarnEDU's focus expanded over the years and today the website has served millions of visitors from over 90 countries across 5 continents and has become a hub to encourage learning. His hobbies include weight training, running python codes, visiting nature, and creating content for the web on areas relating to fitness, enterprise, philosophy and education. Feel free to read more about his story here and connect with him on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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