The average screening time for a resume is now just 7.4 seconds

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The job site Ladders has released the updated 2018 version of its”Eye-Tracking Study”—first unveiled in 2012—that tracks the amount of time recruiters spend looking at the resumes of job seekers. The study, which utilized a technique called “eye tracking,” analyzed the amount of time a group of professional recruiters took to review candidate resumes and found that, despite fierce competition for talent, recruiters still skim resumes for superficial details such as layout, job titles, text flow, keywords and more.

The average initial screening time for a candidate’s resume clocks in at

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