Do you think a job offer requiring 7+ years or experience or 15+ years of experience should be understood literally? Do you think I can apply to a 7+ year job requirement although I'm only a 4-year security professional?
If you wish to read last week’s entire blog article, you’ll find it here: Cyber Security Job Candidate Question: Should I Apply For This Job?
As a SecurityRecruiter, I see every kind of resume you can imagine. Some formats are more effective than others. On many occasions, after receiving a resume, I’ve gotten on the phone with the resume owner and discovered that they possess more professional work experience than what I see on a resume.
If I had approached the application security candidate’s resume with a checkbox mindset (which I don’t) that many resume recipients do possess, I would have counted the number of years of experience the candidate displayed in their resume and moved on to the next person.