Automated Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) do a fantastic job to help ensure a candidate’s resume meets your criteria for a job opening.
To make the hiring system work best, your human touch is vital.
But it can be challenging: with today’s robust talent pool, resumes for open positions can coming flooding in, and you may not have time to read every one thoroughly.
- There are 250 job applications for each opening.
- 2 million people per year apply for jobs at Google.
- In a single year, Starbucks receives up to 7.6 million applications for 65,000 corporate jobs.
- Yet up to 90% of applicants are unqualified for the job they’ve applied for.
Beyond their qualifications for the job, many elements in a resume may be indications as to how well a candidate will perform as your employee.
In other words, reading between the lines could possibly tell you quite a lot.
Here are some tips from industry professionals on what to look for that can help you qualify candidates quickly and confidently:
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