I’ve had the privilege of sampling opinions and ideas from firms in a few industries, and while I can’t speak for the world, but I at least have an idea as to how this process works, especially as it is identical in most of the industries sampled. I also have evaluated pools of people for recruitment.
In a previous blog post where I discussed resumes, I stated that the time taken to read them varies, but not much. It usually takes between 10 and 15 seconds. It probably would be less if one wasn’t overwhelmed by many resumes perhaps with a lot of mistakes. If this is the case, I immediately move to the next resume.Read More