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:
Analyzed financial data and managed budget for fundraising campaigns.
Analyzed problems, formulated options, and presented solutions offering win-win outcomes.
Answered incoming phone lines to provide details on filing deadlines and application status.
Answered multiline telephone system, maintained appointment calendar, filed medical records, billing insurance for patients, and assisted physician inpatient services.
Conducted post-event analyses to identify strategies to improve processes for future events.
Coordinated equipment for community enrichment program providing audio-visual setups for summer programs for disadvantaged children.
Designed and conducted pre-event training sessions, resulting in ___% fewer emergencies.
Developed thorough guidelines for operating office equipment to reduce repair calls and streamline usage.
Developed trust, personal rapport, and strong working relations with volunteers and staff.
Directed the timely production of marketing materials, receiving a ___% discount on processing charges.
Ensured quality service by frequently monitoring volunteer performance and identifying improvements.
Filtered principal's mail and incoming calls to prioritize activity and reduce interruptions.
Implemented thorough, regular security scans to track and address potential data risks.
Maintained database of volunteer participation and skills to assist future planning.
Maintained open lines of communication to identify and resolve problems quickly.
Managed extensive phone work to facilitate school-wide communication.
Monitored customer satisfaction to solve problems, effectively reducing complaints by ___%.
Performed timely and highly accurate data entry to ensure the fastest turnaround possible for student financial aid applicants.
Provided receptionist and office support services to maintain quality customer service and timely response to requests.
Recorded, organized, and communicated customer feedback to provide management with data for decision-making.
Recruited, trained, and managed a team of ___ volunteers for the annual American Cancer Society Fundraising drive.
Scheduled and coordinated the efforts of hundreds of volunteer workers to achieve project goals.
Trained, monitored, and supervised volunteer and staff performance to improve services.
Updated dynamic organizational charts and headcount spreadsheets.
Utilized technology solutions to streamline management tasks and reporting functions.
Volunteered in the department's facility for severely disabled children by handling emergencies, taking vitals, and monitoring patient condition at the direction of the professional staff.
Social keywords in related industries:
Use your social 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 Social Keywords Info
Good luck with your social keywords!