Resume-based job applications are a waste of time. They’re inefficient information sorters and minefields for bias.

Resume-based job applications are a waste of time. They’re inefficient information sorters and minefields for bias.

The question is what the cost benefit is between getting rid of implicit bias and information that has real signal value. Academics have not answered that question

http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/05/kill-the-cover-letter-and-rsum.html?mid=facebook_scienceofus

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