Neal Kaplan I'm a director of technical communications working for a data analysis startup in Redwood City. I started as a technical writer, and since then I've also been learning about information architecture, training, content strategy, and even something about customer support. I'm also passionate about cross-team collaboration and user communities.

Do recruiters even look at resumes?

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Only a small portion of inbound applications ever reach them for review, as recruiters still largely rely on resume to evaluate candidates. 98% of large organizations use an application tracking system to eliminate the least qualified candidates for a role

Do companies even look at resume?

If you’re qualified for the job, employers want to know. Most of the time, hiring managers skim through the resume to find the job description. A list of skills, knowledge, and experience is required for the position.

How do recruiters look at your resume?

The resume should clearly state and show work experience, education, skills and achievements that relate to the specific job opening or application. The candidate’s cover letter should explain why the candidate is a good fit for the job.

Neal Kaplan I'm a director of technical communications working for a data analysis startup in Redwood City. I started as a technical writer, and since then I've also been learning about information architecture, training, content strategy, and even something about customer support. I'm also passionate about cross-team collaboration and user communities.

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