I connected with few of the recruiters over LinkedIn and asked them what they look for in a resume at the first glance. My purpose was to get an idea of the main areas they look for – what makes a good first impression!!
So, majority of them focused on the below areas, that they see in first 30 seconds:
- Recent role.
- Company recognition.
- Overall experience.
Based on these, if they feel that the person is a good match – they flag that person for a follow-up and later on read their resume in-depth and connect on phone …