Can your resume make the seven second cut? Did you know that most hiring employers only have time for a quick 7 to 10 second glance at each résumé? Only seven seconds! What can you do in seven seconds? I’ve timed it, and I can open an envelope, tie a shoe, type seven words, and answer the telephone. Can your resume make the seven second cut? Do you know what to do to increase your attention grabbing potential?