75 percent of resumes are rejected before they reach the hiring manager
That’s right. Only two out of 10 resumes, get past the ATS to project teams. Not because the candidate would not fit the role and get the job done, but because the candidate’s resume did not articulate the fitment for the job specification intuitively.
The word resume, is a poor communicator, allowing for recruiter interpretation and unconscious bias reject resumes based on format and content. LinkedIn solves this problem slightly, but still fails by a longshot with too much generic information and exaggerated job title and content presentation