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ATS Resume Checker: Review & Score Your Resume Online

Get instant grade and feedback on how to improve your resume to be as effective as possible. Free addition to your Zety account.

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Get instant grade and feedback on how to improve your resume to be as effective as possible. Free addition to your Zety account.

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  • Word choice
  • Typos
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Getting your resume right is no easy task. There’s so much to keep in mind! Hit the right keywords, properly showcase your achievements, add metrics to prove your value… And do all that while avoiding that random typo or a grammatical lapse.

And the worst part? Six in ten recruiters will reject a resume if it contains any kind of error. Scary? Not anymore. Let Zety help you out.

Our state-of-the art Resume Check algorithm will automatically scan your resume for grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Plus, you’ll get tips for what skills and keywords to mention to get through resume screening software, and some extra advice on how to best phrase every sentence.

In a word, we’ll do all the proofreading and editing for you so that you score more job interviews and focus on what really matters. All part of your Zety account, no extra charges!

How our resume review works:

Our Resume Checker will automatically scan your resume for errors and mistakes.
And you’ll get tips for what skills and keywords to mention to get through
the resume screening software.

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How to use the resume check feature

How our keyword scanner works:

Scared of the ATS? Don’t be. It stands for the Applicant Tracking Software,
and recruiters use it to scan applicant’s resumes for relevancy. Want to know how you perform?
Paste the job ad and run our Resume Review algorithm to see if your resume matches the job requirements.
If there’s something to fix, you’ll know what to do.

  • Upload or create your resume on an ATS-friendly resume template.
  • Fill out the required fields and see your match score.
  • Tailor your resume to match the keywords.
  • Get your dream job!
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How our resume score tool works

How it works, step by step:

What you’ll improve:

Customization

Get a list of the most sought-after skills and areas of expertise in the industry of your choice. Enrich your resume with the right keywords to show you’re the right fit.

Completeness

66% of candidates go the extra mile and include extra sections to their resumes. Have your resume scanned for all key sections to see if there’s anything you should add.

Formatting

Our ATS resume checker ensures you won’t have to worry about your resume format ever again. It’ll look and feel just right for both recruiters and you.

Contact info

You wouldn’t want a silly mistake in your contact information section to cost you the job, would you? Let us check and ensure the company doesn’t call someone else.

Word choice

Use the resume checker to phrase every sentence like a hiring professional and kill any unnecessary filler to help you save space.

Measurable Results

It’s hard to come up with numbers that show results. But you can use the exact phrases from the resume scanner to show, not just tell, what a professional you are.

Typos

Almost 60% of employers said they’d reject a resume if it contained typos. This isn’t a risk you’d want to take, is it? Scan your resume for errors and mistakes to rest easy

Strong summary

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a junior, our resume grader will help you craft a pitch-perfect resume summary or resume objective, packed with power words and accomplishments.

Length

How long should a resume be? Don’t worry about that. Our resume checker suggests the perfect length for your document based on your industry, seniority level, and years of experience.

Frequently Asked Questions about Resume Review

What is a resume check?

A resume check is online software that scans your resume and instructs how to improve your resume. Some of those tools come with a resume builder, like ours, so you can create one from scratch or upload one you already have made. You may need to pay a small fee or subscribe to use them.

Our resume checker will automatically scan your document to look for mistakes and opportunities and compare your application to others in our database. You'll find out what resume sections and keywords need work. The resume review is free if you decide to make a resume with our builder.

What is the best ATS resume checker?

The best resume review services are:

  • Zety
  • LiveCareer
  • Resume Worded
  • Jobscan
  • ZipJob
  • Kickresume
  • CakeResume
  • EnhanCV
  • Monster
  • ResumeGo
  • BeamJobs

If you’d like to know more about the best online resume builders or resume writing services, read our articles.

How can I check my resume score for free?

To access our free resume critique service, use our builder to create your resume. Our resume writers have designed 18 professional resume templates customized to fit your needs. You can also upload your own resume to be formatted only and still make your resume stand out with our resume scanner.

How do I scan my resume for keywords?

When you have access to our resume reviewer, upload your resume (or simply select the one you’ve just created) and paste the job ad from one of the job search sites that interests you. Run our AI-powered algorithm and see your resume score. If it’s not satisfactory, you’ll need to tailor your resume better to the job description by using the keywords that the scanner couldn’t find in your application.

What is a resume score?

You receive a resume score once the resume keyword scanner crosses-checks the contents of your resume with those of the job description. You can also get it from a resume review tool that scans your resume for necessary information and correct sections.

What is a good ATS score for a resume?

80%.

A resume must meet this threshold to pass the ATS screening (if you don’t know what an ATS is, read our guide on ATS-friendly resumes). If you have less than 80%, your resume may end up in a pile of no-reads. To make sure you meet this score, check out our best resume templates, and pick one. Then, you’ll only have to worry about using the right keywords.

Is a resume review worth it?

Yes.

You may not even realize how much having an ATS-compliant resume matters. Basically, your job depends on it. And this is because your resume won’t land on a recruiter’s desk until the software parses it and gives you the green light. Tools like our resume grader can help you with what your resume should look like to be successful.

Besides, even if the company doesn’t use any software, they’ll still interview the candidates that sent the best resumes, and having a great resume score ensures yours is among that batch.

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