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3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan

3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan

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3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan

By Jessica Hernandez at Great Resumes Fast

I’ve heard it said various ways you get a 5, 7, or 30-second initial scan from the hiring manager. I can tell you personally when I was an HR manager and had 100 resumes to go through, my initial scan was about 5 seconds long, and I was looking for something to catch my eye.

Here are the three areas I looked at when considering whether to invest more time...

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