Common cognitive biases when reading cv’s
People are no robots and cvs are processed mathematically. Shocker. However, more valuable is how to use this to our advantage.
Observing people judging cvs and talking about resumes, we have discovered that they typically do not calculate out in detail how long someone has been studying or the effective time someone has put into extracurricular work. Below some more detail on what we mean.
Common cognitive biases op people looking at cvs:
- Failing to calculate effective study time
- Focusing on intensity rather than length of extra curricular work
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