Resumes are a terrible way to hire people | Curio

Resumes are a terrible way to hire people

6 mins | Feb 29, 2020

One-page summaries don't predict job performance, but they do perpetuate inequality. "As many as 95% of employers admit to hiring the wrong people each year. Worse, more than a third of employers report being unaware of the true costs of bad hires, which can reach as high as five times annual salary costs." The problem for this could be at the very beginning of the recruiting process: the resumé. Cassidy Leventhal writing in Bloomberg, explains.

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From Bloomberg