How to Use Keywords in Your Job Search

With so many resumes to review, a lot of companies use keyword searches in Applicant Tracking Systems to trim down the pile. So if your resume doesn’t contain some of those matching keywords, it may never even get looked at. Find out why keywords are important, how to find them and, most importantly, how to use them to land your next job!

The Keyword Search

What is a “keyword”?
Why is it important to use keywords in your resume?
What does an Applicant Tracking System do?
Where can you find the right keywords?
How can you increase the chance of your resume being found by a recruiter?
If you have experience with a specific software system, you should put that on your resume.