The 2017 Resume (What you need to know)


In 2017, many industries will have a candidate rich market, and in recruiter terms, this is great news with a lot of candidates to choose from. However, from a job seekers perspective, this can be a daunting task trying to get your resume noticed within the flood of other applications.

Recruiters and the hiring manager will not have hours, or even minutes to read each resume after they have passed their Applicant Tracking System (ATS), but a mere 7 seconds on average to decide if you are worthwhile reading on. If a job seeker’s resume is not up to scratch and is not written to read by both an ATS and a quick 7 seconds glance, all their hard work will not pay off.

The below infographic can make you stand from the crowd:


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