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‘Stupid’ computers might ignore your resume

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Author(s): Reilly, E.

Date: 2009

Resource: The Hamilton Spectator

Think an original, well-written resume is a surefire way to land a job?

Think again.

Many companies use software that scans resumes for specific keywords in order to weed through thousands of applications. Resumes without these matching keywords will never be read by human eyes.

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