Resume spamming has become a serious problem. Nowadays, an open position may receive thousands upon thousands of applicants, and that makes it almost impossible to review each one carefully.
Many hiring managers scan resumes – and for good reason – because you can often find out very quickly using the first few lines of job history and the way they wrote their resume if they are worth further consideration.
But there are still many reasons to take the time to carefully scan each resume rather than skimming them over. These include: