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What does 'pre-screened' mean for job application?

  1. Jan 5, 2010 #1
    Title really says it all. I'm concerned because I do have a criminal record (getting a pardon very soon).
     
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  3. Jan 6, 2010 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    My understanding of the term 'pre-screened' means the giant pile of resumes was fed into an automated system that makes selections based on certain keywords; those 'pre-screened' resumes are then examined by people for further consideration.
     
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