What is Resume Parsing?

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Resume parsing is one of those behind the scenes technology most recruiters never see in action. The job of a parser is to analyze a resume, then extract the candidate’s information into a database using the proper fields for each piece of data such as job title, past employers and contact data.

Once completed the recruiter can then search that data via keywords and filters within the ATS. Some resume parsing tools even include semantic search which adds content to search terms with the goal of understanding user intent to provide more relevant results.

Without resume parsers all of the


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