Read and weep.
It would seem so.
Look how hard they work to avoid doing their job. First they have the computer flush 75% or more of the people applying.
First, reduce the number of résumés to be read
By now you’ve heard about the applicant tracking system (ATS) and understand its purpose, to eliminate as many résumés to read as possible. Simply stated, it screens résumés for keywords and phrases. Those without the proper keywords don’t make the cut.
To give you an idea of the sheer number of applicant for each job: according to Jobvite.com, nearly 100 résumés are submitted for professional positions and 150 for other entry level.
The ATS effectively eliminates 75% of résumés submitted for a position, but even reading 25 résumés can be a burden
Heaven forbid they should actually read the resumes people send to them.
And the ones that get glanced at?
Second, read the…
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