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You’re more likely to hear from tech employers if you have one of these 10 things on your resume

Studies have shown that recruiters only spend six seconds reading your resume, so it’s important to highlight the words that will get their attention. A recent Indeed survey found that when sorting through resumes, tech companies are much more likely to respond to candidates that mention certain skills and job titles. “Having these highly specialized, … Continue reading “You’re more likely to hear from tech employers if you have one of these 10 things on your resume”

You’re more likely to hear from tech employers if you have one of these 10 things on your resume
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Studies have shown that recruiters only spend six seconds reading your resume, so it’s important to highlight the words that will get their attention.

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A recent Indeed survey found that when sorting through resumes, tech companies are much more likely to respond to candidates that mention certain skills and job titles.

“Having these highly specialized, sought-after skills will likely lead employers to make competitive offers,” says Doug Gray, SVP of engineering at Indeed.

 These are the job titles and phrases that are more likely to get you a call from a potential employer.

1. Python developer (17.9% more likely to be contacted by a potential employer).

2. Java developer (16.3% more likely to be contacted)

3.  Linux engineer (16% more likely to be contacted)

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4. Development operations engineer (15.6% more likely to be contacted)

5. Agile coach (14.5% more likely to be contacted)

6. Ruby on Rails developer ( 12% more likely to be contacted)

7. .NET developer ( 10.6% more likely to be contacted)

8. iOS developer (10.2% more likely to be contacted)

9. Full Stack developer (9.9% more likely to be contacted)

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10. Cloud engineer (9.8% more likely to be contacted)

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Emily is a journalist based in San Francisco.

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