75% Of Resumes Are Never Read By A Human

Jan Tegze
5 min readFeb 23, 2022
Autor: Ben White Photo: Boy wearing a gray vest

Studies have shown that up to 75% of qualified applicants are rejected by ATS programs because they can’t be read” (Source: Article posted March 18, 2014, on Forbes.)

But is that true? Let’s have a close look at that statement.

That Forbes article was written by the ‘founder of a resume service’, aka person behind a company that is helping people with their resumes…

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Jan Tegze

Author of bestseller “Full Stack Recruiter”, fullstackrecruiter.net #Recruiter, Dream Chaser, Creator of impossible, #BlackBerry fan (probably the only one).