Many resumes end up at the bottom of the pile, and with the results of a recent study highlighted by BusinessInsider, it's no wonder: recruiters only look at your resume for an average of six seconds before making a decision about you. Here's what information they actually see. The study utilized eye-tracking technology to survey how long several recruiters engaged with a series of resumes and what information they spent the most time looking at. Recruiters Only Look at Your Resume for an Average of Six Seconds and This Is What They See
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Dear Lifehacker, I heard that a lot of companies use software to weed out "good" from "bad" resumes. How do those systems work, and is there anything I can do to improve my chances of my resume getting through the system and into the hands of a real person? Thanks, Resume Revamper
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