Tuning Your Resume to the Right Keywords

The importance of keywords in a resume can’t be overstated. They not only help connect resumes with current openings, they also ensure that searches for future job openings will pull appropriate resumes out of the database and put them in front of hiring professionals. But how do you find the right keywords, and where exactly do you use them in your resume and supporting documents to target a given job? For this article on TheLadders, I got tips from hiring professionals, ATS vendors and resume writers. Click here to read the full story.


2 Responses to “Tuning Your Resume to the Right Keywords”

  1. Mandy Minor December 1, 2009 12:50 pm

    Thank you for your ongoing career insights and advice. I’m a professional resume writer, over ten years now, and your stuff is better and more helpful than almost anything else I’ve seen.

    This piece in particular rocks – so many great tips and ideas that anyone can use. Thank you!

    Mandy Minor

    • lisavaas December 1, 2009 3:59 pm

      Thank YOU!