· Acing your résumé is the first step to moving forward in the hiring process.
· Many recruiters will spend mere seconds on your résumé to decide initial fit.
· Easy mistakes like terrible formatting and incorrect grammar can instantly land you in the 'no' pile.
Recruiters are judgmental sharp shooters who only need about 25 seconds to decide if they like a job candidate or not.
At least that's how Ambra Benjamin, a recruiting manager at Facebook, describes the nature of her job in a LinkedIn post.
She explains that, while she will give outstanding candidates a more thorough read later, candidates who don't pass her initial test won't get a second look.
And Benjamin isn't alone in this tactic — "Recruiters move quickly," she writes.