Recruiter Said They’ll Get Back To You? This Is What They Mean [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve all been through this. A recruiter says one thing, it sounds like another. You think you’re still in the running to be the next great hire, when the recruiter found a big error on your resume. The position calls for sales device experience, but you think your experience in pharma will cover that. It’s doesn’t, but recruiters don’t tell you that. Instead, they take the other 250 resumes and move on.

This infographic provides solutions for common miscommunications between job seekers and employers. Some points to note include:

– Recruiters spend an average of six seconds looking at a resume
– 46 percent of resumes submitted contain some form of false information
– About 50 percent of job seekers don’t have basic qualifications for the job they’re pursuing
– 96 percent of human resources professionals check references before hiring

Check out the full infographic below and let us know your thoughts in the comments! - say_what - 972

What do you think? What are some other reasons miscommunication occurs between job seekers and recruiters?