5 Tips for Using the Right Keywords for Your Resume

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					5 Tips for Using the Right Keywords for Your Resume

By Nadia Laffan

In today’s competitive job market, most companies use tracking systems to screen candidates for
job openings. If your resume doesn't have the keywords that recruiting managers are looking for,
it will most likely fall into the “no” pile. Here are some tips for matching the keywords in your
resume to the jobs you want:

   1) Match your keywords to the job description. First, search for the job you want on job
      search engines, such as Indeed, Monster, or CareerBuilder. For example, if the title of the
      job you want is “Social Media Manager,” type these words into the search engine. Take a
      look at the job descriptions for each search result you come up with. Which specific
      words are used? Keep an eye on which certain skills are required, such as proficiency in
      WordPress and HTML. You want to use those same words in your resume. Some good
      keywords for the position of Social Media Manager are social media, marketing, sales,
      and project management. But since different job descriptions use different keywords, be
      sure to tailor
				
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