2500 Keywords to Get You Hired


Make that important first cut with a resume that packs a punch with 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired

What's in a word? When used effectively on your resume, the right words could land you your next job! 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired breaks down the buzz on buzzwords-those powerful little words that communicate your experience and qualifications. The abracadabras of a champion job search, a resume packed with potent keywords will get you noticed,...

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Make that important first cut with a resume that packs a punch with 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired

What's in a word? When used effectively on your resume, the right words could land you your next job! 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired breaks down the buzz on buzzwords-those powerful little words that communicate your experience and qualifications. The abracadabras of a champion job search, a resume packed with potent keywords will get you noticed, get you those elusive interviews, and get your hired!

Today's competitive job market demands that your resume stand out from the hundreds-even thousands-of resumes submitted for each job opening. Now that electronic processing of resumes is the norm, your resume may never even reach the desk of a perspective employer without those critical keywords. 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired gives you instant access to the most indispensable keywords relevant to 300 careers in nine employment categories-from business, law, and health care to the arts, education, and media-and shows you the most valuable ways to use them.

Get it right and get noticed. Packed with hundreds of examples illustrating how to use keywords effectively in your resume and on interviews, 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired also covers:

  • How to shine on an interview-the importance of making a strong first impression with the receptionist
  • Networking tips-keep a file on each contact and maintain good records at all times
  • Using the Internet in your job search-use keywords heavily in the introduction of your resume
  • Job search strategies-do some research to identify hiring authorities
  • Salary negotiations-establish your value in the mind of the hiring manager
  • Unconventional techniques for securing job openings-send your resume in a Priority Mail envelope
  • And much more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071406734
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/19/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,402,890
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay A. Block is the contributing cofounder of the Professional Association of Resume Writers.

Michael Betrus is the author of The Guide to Executive Recruiters. Both are Certified Professional Resume Writers.

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Introduction xi
Part 1
1 What Is a Keyword? 3
2 Skills Lead to Keywords 7
3 Tips and Techniques 11
Part 2
4 Keywords by Profession 25
Account Executive 26
Accounting Manager 27
Accounts Receivable Supervisor 28
Actuary 29
Administrative Assistant 30
Airline Pilot (Commercial/Private) 31
Application Developer 32
Architect 33
Art Director 34
Artist 35
Association Manager 36
Auditor 37
Automobile Parts Manager 38
Bank Branch Managers 39
Bank Teller 40
Benefits Coordinator 41
Bookkeeper 42
Brand Manager 43
Building Inspector 44
Call Center Director 45
Career Counselor/Coach 46
Certified Public Accountant 47
CFO 48
Change/Reengineering Consultant 49
Chemist 50
City Manager 51
Civil Engineer 52
Civil Service (Police Officer) 53
College Graduate (Accounting) 54
College Graduate (Communications) 55
College Graduate (Construction) 56
College Graduate (M.B.A.) 57
College Graduate (Mechanical Engineer) 58
College Graduate (Sales) 59
Commercial or Corporate Pilot 60
Construction Foreman 61
Contracts Specialist 62
Controller 63
Corporate Attorney 64
Corporate Recruiter 65
Cosmetologist 66
Creative Designer 67
Cruise Director 68
Customer Service Representative 69
Data Warehouse Developer 70
Dental Assistant 71
Design Engineer 72
Director of Manufacturing 73
Director of Marketing 74
Director of Operations 75
Director of Purchasing 76
Editor 77
Electrical Engineer 78
Elementary Teacher 79
Environmental Engineer 80
Estimator 81
Executive Chef 82
Executive Recruiter, Engineering 83
Finance Manager, Banking 84
Financial Analyst 85
Financial Planner 86
Flight Attendant 87
Food/Beverage Manager 88
Fundraiser 89
Funeral Director 90
General Manager--Hospitality 91
Government Liaison 92
Graphic Designer 93
Guidance Counselor 94
Hair Stylist 95
Help Desk Administrator 96
High School Teacher 97
Human Resources Manager 98
Image Consultant 99
Insurance/Claims Adjuster 100
Insurance Sales 101
Interior Designer 102
Inventory Control Manager 103
Journalist 104
Lab Technician 105
Librarian 106
Limousine Driver 107
Loan Officer 108
Loss Prevention Manager 109
Management 110
Manufacturer's Representative 111
Marketing Manager 112
Media Buyer 113
Medical Billing Supervisor 114
National Account Sales 115
Network Architect 116
Network Engineer 117
Nonprofit Program Director 118
Nurse 119
Nutritionist 120
Paralegal/Legal Assistant 121
PeopleSoft Consultant 122
Personal Trainer 123
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative 124
Pharmaceutical Technician 125
Pharmacist 126
Photographer 127
Physical Therapist 128
Physician's Assistant 129
Police Officer (Military Conversion) 130
Production Manager 131
Project Manager 132
Property Manager 133
Public Relations Director 134
Quality Engineer 135
Radio Disc Jockey 136
Radiologist 137
Real Estate Broker 138
Receptionist 139
Regulatory Affairs Counsel 140
Restaurant Manager 141
Retail Sales Manager 142
Risk Management 143
Sales/Corporate Trainer 144
Sales--Entry Level 145
Sales Support (Coordinator) 146
Sales Support Engineer 147
SAP Analyst 148
School Principal 149
Senior Business Consultant 150
Senior VP Sales 151
Social Services 152
Social Worker 153
Software Engineer 154
Speech Therapist 155
Sports Agent Attorney 156
Sports Coach 157
Surveyor 158
Switch Engineer 159
Systems Administrator 160
Tax Specialist 161
Telecommunications/E-Solutions 162
Telemarketing Manager 163
Transportation/Logistics Specialist 164
Travel Agent 165
TV Production Manager 166
Underwriter 167
UNIX Manager 168
Veterinary Assistant 169
Volunteer Coordinator 170
Warehouse Manager 171
Web Designer 172
Writer/Editor 173
Index 175
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