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Bosses make hiring decision within 10 minutes

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While execs spend an average of 55 minutes interviewing staff-level applicants (and 86 minutes for management candidates), they form an opinion of job-seekers in an average of 10 minutes, according to a Robert Half poll of 150 senior execs at large companies.

Legal risk: Quick first impressions may be based on illegal biases (age, race, gender, etc.). 

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