Tag: Resume Screening

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How to Catch Résumé Fraud

Right now, organizations may be vying for the same candidates all at once, making hiring difficult. But nonetheless, no one wants to hire someone who lied about his or her relevant experience level. This is called résumé fraud, and it happens when applicants intentionally falsify information with the hopes of seeming more qualified. Here are […]

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Jobseeker Reveals How to Get Past Recruiting Bots

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a great resource for everyone involved in the hiring process … except, maybe, the jobseekers themselves. Could you be passing over great talent because your “recruiting bots” overlooked something in a candidate’s résumé?

Understanding Unemployment Gaps on Résumés

The 2008 recession may be a thing of the past, but its impact still lingers on. According to new Monster research, 59% of respondents have been unemployed, or had a gap in their career, at some point in time—and what’s the main cause for these gaps?

5 Tips to Get a Résumé through Applicant Tracking Systems

Between online job boards and mobile apps, applying for jobs can be done with the click of a button. But a simplified and streamlined application process could increase the likelihood that quality résumés will be missed if they do not include the correct search terms.

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Employers Point Out Instant Deal Breakers on Résumés

In previous articles, Recruiting Daily Advisor has shown you how to spot résumé lies, how to asses exaggerations, and has offered tips for handling false information. A new survey released by CareerBuilder shows how assessing résumé information is more important than ever before, especially in this tight labor market.

Hiring for Soft Skills

So-called soft skills are sometimes hard to quantify. Perhaps that’s why recruiters and hiring managers focus less on these skills in comparison to others.