‘Slightly disturbing’: Fabricated resume highlights flaws of automatic resume parsing

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After creating a fake resume with nonsensical but prestigious credentials and receiving a 90% response rate from companies, software engineer Angelina Lee has pointed out the prestige-oriented nature of the technology industry.

Even after working with tech professionals and recruiters to improve her resume, software engineer Angelina Lee received no calls back to interview. To investigate what she was missing, Lee created a false resume and applied to several companies to see if recruiters really even read them.
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