What is Your Resume’s IPS?

When a recruiter reads your resume, the document has only seven to ten seconds to catch their attention. In that short time, the decision is made to discard, or move to the next round of the process.

At my own reading speed, that short window equates to about 22 to 30 words. Given that short amount of time to make a great impression, it’s important to make every second – every millisecond – count.

What is Your Resume’s Impressions Per Second? – Youtern

This article by Youtern gives great tips helping your Resume Communication. Omitting articles, replacing objective statements with skills summaries, and being concise will get you hired!


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