Did You Know?: Interview Secrets!

31-10-2014 | 1 Min Read

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1 The average time spent by recruiters to look at a resume ranges between five and seven seconds!

2 According to experts, we only have roughly seven seconds to make a first impression!

3 Eighty-nine per cent of recruiters hired someone via LinkedIn, and 93% of recruiters are likely to look at a candidate’s social media profile.

4 Seventy-six per cent of resumes are discarded due to an unprofessional email address.

5 Blue and gray are said to be better colours to wear to an interview.


First published in English daily The Star, Malaysia, 1 November 2014

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