Job seekers have been advised for a long time to emphasize action verbs/action words/power words in their job-search applications. That "what you did" associated with action verbs/action words/power words are the keywords. In the vast majority of cases, they are nouns but they can be phrases too - like in examples below:
Actively followed up on trouble tickets, reducing average response time from ___ days to ___ hours.
Bachelor's degree in management/engineering/computer science/business or similar field.
Build customer records, created invoices, and issued unlock password codes to maintain privacy.
Clarified project deliverables, define the schedule and assigned tasks.
Consistently achieved milestones and maintained compliance with time, scope, and cost specifications of the project.
Coordinated network operation efforts, security and other technical areas.
Coordinated the activities of a distributed team and presented real-time progress reports to clients.
Decreased average call volume by ___% while customer satisfaction levels increased by __%.
Developed operational procedures, and implemented and supported LAN and WAN nodes.
Developed, tested, and delivered solution for secure, personalized employee benefits Web pages.
Edited documentation for installation and training manuals.
Evaluated, selected and integrated all information security-related projects.
Experienced in the software development process, deployment of technology and integration in a multi-platform development and processing environment.
Extensive experience in a complex, multi-platform development and processing environment.
Implemented a relational database to track network equipment, computers, servers and software.
Implemented desktop computing standards and procedures to simplify troubleshooting.
Implemented technology standards and reduced unnecessary complexity
Increase the availability of field data at HO and improve communications with field technicians.
Learned to operate and troubleshoot new systems.
Maximized productive use of technology at all levels of the organization.
Merged customer database with a Web presence to improve a personalized experience for customers.
Produced templates, a review cycle and naming standards.
Proposed far-reaching Web strategy to improve client services and firm visibility.
Provided critical network support for various sub-agencies.
Realized benefits of the latest innovations, achieving increased efficiency and providing the highest quality products.
Redesign computer systems to improve speed, reliability and efficiency.
Rewrited inefficient subroutines and reduced processing time by over ___% for some jobs.
Trained project members in writing compatible code.
Updated server-based applications, including accounting system and records database.
Technology keywords in related industries:
- Engineering keywords
- General keywords
- Information systems keywords
- Manufacturing keywords
- Medical keywords
- Research keywords
- other keywords by industry
Use your technology 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 Technology Keywords Info
Good luck with your technology keywords!