With Sumry, companies can hire on the personality of their future employees as pooled from social media activity and web commentary

There’s a new resume out there, and it doesn’t focus on redundant “skills.” Sumry has created a new way of encapsulating a job seeker that goes beyond a listing of skill sets, education and accomplishments, and delves into the personality and other details of the person behind the name.

Today’s social media, including LinkedIn, gives employers a better idea of who they are going to hire, and more employers every ear use “light Internet stalking” as part of their candidate selection process. Since most research indicates that personality match is at least as important as key job skills to a successful placement, this is only good sense.

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