Job seekers have been advised for a long time to emphasize action verbs/action words/power words in their job-search applications. That 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:
Conducted research on the success of security techniques in order to focus on the most successful strategies employed in the industry.
Consulted with local law enforcement to increase awareness of crime patterns and assist in investigations.
Developed and institutionalized security standards and procedures, reducing thefts by ___%.
Evaluated travel and site security plans to recommend improvements to team management.
Handpicked by city police commissioner as a key player in the design of most extensive emergency management and disorder control plan of any urban police department in the nation.
Initiated a __________ (program title) program to reduce thefts and losses of merchandise, resulting in ___% decrease in losses.
Instituted an immediate response procedure to address emergency and hazardous situations quickly, resulting in a ___% reduction in the time to contact appropriate authorities.
Investigated and analyzed patterns in courier travel to demonstrate security vulnerabilities.
Maintained responsibility for security and appropriate use of equipment valued in excess of $___.
Managed communication with local law enforcement to coordinate security plans.
Mentored and coached team members to deliver quality service and advice to clients.
Prepared and presented a crisis management plan to train other security personnel on emergency procedures.
Prepared recruits for NYPD-career through familiarization with police administration and legal procedures.
Raised military school ranking from __th to ___th out of ___ in ___-state area in ___-year time-frame.
Researched new developments in alarm and surveillance systems to identify tools to improve in-store security.
Served as Arresting Detective for Drug Suppression Team involved in over ____ drug convictions in __-year time-frame.
Served as liaison with the local fire marshal to ensure full compliance with all fire ordinances.
Supervised and monitored activities of up to ___ police officers, providing direction and control necessary for smooth and consistent work-flow and continued readiness to ensure safety and protection of more than ___ residents.
Trained colleagues to present security plans using professional presentation skills.
Transformed inexperienced recruits into street-ready Police Officers as Police Science Instructor.
Security keywords in related industries:
- General keywords
- Government keywords
- Law enforcement keywords
- Legal keywords
- other keywords by industry
Use your security keywords in all your marketing communications, including resumes, CVs, cover letter, 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. Not only 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, CV templates, resume samples and resume templates or:
- "fill in the blanks" resume writing software
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.
If you have difficulty with your cover letter writing use one of these:
Other Security Keywords Info
Good luck with your security keywords!