How Recruiters Read Your CV
Evidence that recruiters spend, on average, 6 seconds - yes, just SIX seconds - reading your CV
A study carried out by The Ladders revealed that recruiters scan your CV for key points and key words, on average, spend just 6 six seconds - not 4-5 minutes as previously thought.
The study also found that professionally re-written CVs had more chance of being read - primarily because they are structured and formatted for readability and written with recruiters in mind.
So you have just 6 seconds to make an impression with your CV. Will YOUR CV stand stand the test?