How Recruiters See Your Resume

Posted April 24, 2012 by Marcy Twete in Building Your Brand

Have you ever wondered what recruiters really look at when they’re reviewing your resume? Well, look no further. Business Insider has given us an innovative and exciting new look at the behavior of recruiters – an actual heat map of of their eye movement. What are recruiters looking at? Business Insider tells us, “In the short time that they spend with your resume, the study showed recruiters will look at your name, current title and company, current position start and end dates, previous title and company, previous position start and end dates, and education.”

To view the heat maps directly, visit Business Insider’s article “How Recruiters See Your Resume.”

About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is a career fundraiser turned corporate responsibility executive, a career and networking expert and the author of the book "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works."