We’ve all heard the statistic – these days, a typical recruiter spends an average of six seconds reviewing a resume. As a professional recruiter myself, I can confirm this to be true.
Yet it’s important to note that six seconds is an average figure, meaning that it represents a wide range of experiences. Some resumes I’ve encountered capture more than six seconds of my attention. Some capture much less.
Have you ever applied for a job and didn’t hear back? Or – even worse – received the non-descript, automated, “thanks but no thanks” rejection email? If so, then your resume may have ended up on the wrong side of the six second rule.
Recruiters never want to miss out on a great candidate because of a trivial detail, but it happens ...
DIY Guide to Recruiter-Proofing Your Resume
We are proud to award Sabrina Grigorian from our San Diego team as PROVEN’s first-ever Rookie of the Year! Beyond earning this award by the numbers, Sabrina has exemplified WORK. LIFE. ELEVATED. through her dedication to her candidates, her clients, and her team. Sabrina has propelled her career through consistent professionalism and work excellence, and never without a smile.
With a mere 18 months of experience under her belt, Sabrina is a model for recent grads – and professionals of all levels – seeking to fast track their careers through work ethic and determination. Here’s her advice for job seekers and new hires looking to elevate their own career opportunities:
What does WORK. LIFE. ELEVATED. mean to you?
To me, feeling ELEVATED comes from a combination of working hard, enjoying working hard, and being surrounded by that same energy. It’s beyond just seeing success and more so a result of leaving everyday knowing I di...
Want to Fast Track Your Career? Our 2012 Rookie of the Year Will Show You How It’s Done