Job seekers have been advised for a long time to emphasize action verbs/action words/power words in their job-search applications. Those action verbs/action words/power words associated with "what you did" are the keywords. In the vast majority of cases, they are nouns but they can be phrases too - like in examples below:
Actively tracked and followed up on trouble tickets, reducing average response time from ___ days to ___ hours.
Analyzedcostsresulting in a reduction of $___M in redundant technology-related expenses.
Analyzed frequent problems and consulted with the Training Coordinator to design and offer training sessions in order to address the problems.
As part of a $___ development contract, delivered crucial networking and graphical user interface functionality, consistently achievingmilestones and maintainingcompliance with time, scope, and cost specifications of the project.
Assembledsystem and software application documentation, informing users of training opportunities in the corporate learning centre.
Assigneduser accounts and granted permissions to shared resources.
Assured senior management of data protection by demonstratingpermission settings.
Built, maintained, and repairedcomputer systems to improvespeed, reliability, and efficiency of operation.
Collectedfrequently asked questions and wrote formal answers to ensureaccuracy of responses and consistency with other Help Desk personnel.
Conductedsecurity analysis to identify and addressweaknesses.
Conductedtraining sessions for server administrators to collaborate on future plans and coordinateIT development projects.
Connectedremote sites to a central network system to allow direct transfer of production and sales data.
Created and editeddocumentation for installation and training manuals.
Demonstrated high quality, results-driven, prompt, and professional customer service and support to instil confidence in technical advice and directions.
Design, author, and test highly complex software for the Emergency Preparedness Program.
Designed and authored key systemmodules and a large portion of the infrastructure for Emergency Managementsoftware used by the state, and county governments for communication and display of current and critical information during emergencies.
Designed and implemented a database to tracknetwork equipment, computers, servers and software.
Designed fault-tolerant disks for clients in case of a hard drive failure.
Designed new systems application that providedWeb-based monitoring of all telecommunications activities.
Developed and implementeddesktop computing and networkingstandards and procedures to simplifythe network environment and troubleshooting.
Directedelectrician to installnetwork cabling to industry standards during a renovation project.
Ensurereadability, presentation, and re-usability of code with clear, concise comments.
Establishedtechnical infrastructure requirements, including __________, __________, __________, and __________ (technologies, systems, or applications).
Followed departmental procedures to purchase, configure, and install new and recycled hardware systems, maintaining corporate standards for system compatibility.
Identified significant drain on the corporate budget, reduced Cell-Pager-ISP expenses by ___% within ___ days.
Implemented a relational database system to maintain inventory records for hardware and software, ensuringsoftware license compliance for all installations.
Implemented a wide-area network to increasethe availability of field data at corporate headquarters and improvecommunications with field technicians.
Increased visibility of librarian programs and services by creatingWeb sites.
Installed, configured, and updatedserver-based applications, including accounting system and records database.
Migrated users from Windows NT 3.51 to Windows Terminal Server NT 4.0.
Minimized non-productive time due to equipment failureby ___%.
Monitored available disk space to ensure sufficient space for regular operations.
Performed impromptu security checks of servers and networks to verify adequate virus protection and compliance with corporate procedures.
Personally, conceiveddatabase design structure endured the ‘test of time' performing capably for ___-plus years without requests for optimization.
Prototypedsystem upgrades to identify potential problems and learned to operate and troubleshoot new systems.
Provided client training for online catalogue software to ensurea positive initial experience.
Received numerous customercommendations and awards.
Reduced stress levels of customers by adopting a cooperative attitude and positive approach to every task and assignment.
Researched, negotiated, and instituted standard server configuration for remote sites, achieving ___% cost savings while establishing a corporate-wide server standard.
Successfully manage sensitive project data relied on to ensuresafety, security, and transfer of current, accurate information where human lives are at stake.
Computer keywords in related industries:
- General keywords
- Information systems keywords
- Technology keywords
- Web services keywords
- other keywords by industry
Use your computer keywords in all your marketing communications, including resumes, CVs, cover letters, interview follow-up letters, executive profiles and more. Carefully integrate them into the text, when and where appropriate. Be sure you are communicating a complete message of who you are and what value and knowledge you bring to the organization.
Remember, these same keywords will be the foundation for your interviews. You need to be able to write about your keywords, but also you must be able to verbally communicate about them as well, in strong and powerful statements that highlight your successes, contributions and achievements.
Check the spelling and grammar of your CV or resume. Use the word processor's spell and grammar checker. If you are not confident of your ability to detect grammatical, punctuation and usage errors in English or other language or if you need help in organizing your resume or CV, send it to a professional for assistance.
Remember that your CV/resume must be targeted, scannable and generate hits. If you have difficulty with your CV writing or resume writing instead of staring at a blank piece of paper, use CV samples and CV templates, resume samples and resume templates.
Most recruiters expect to receive a cover letter together with your CV or resume. So, prepare a cover letter convincing the reader why you are the best candidate for the interview using cover letter writing tips.
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Good luck with your computer keywords!