So, let’s bust five myths about what employers want from a resume. Our research also finds calling to follow up on an application, or asking to speak to the manager when delivering your resume are other methods potential employers appreciate. Myth 5: Employers always look at your social mediaWhile most of us (80%) think employers are viewing our social media accounts, the truth is only 60% actually are. Truth: Just over half of potential employers will look at your social media profiles. But by understanding what potential employers really want to see, you can put your best foot forward and increase your chances of landing your next role.