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Fixing The Keyword Problem
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by: Erik Larson
Are you looking for a career change but have received no response to your updated resume? The reason might be an absence of certain keywords that you might have failed to include in the resume.
Basically, keywords are specific words and expressions that are unique to a certain industry or a particular line of work. These may pertain to a set of skills, knowledge, a job profile or certain processes that varies from industry to industry. And inclusion or exclusion of these keywords can decide if you will get that vital interview call.
This can be especially tricky when you are changing your career. Thus, while writing your resume you should keep the following points in mind.
Keywords can literally be the key to entering a new industry. A cleverly written resume can get you noticed and succeed in securing an interview where you will have ample scope to further demonstrate what you can achieve.
Erik Larson is internationally certified as a Career Management Practitioner (CMP) by the Institute for Career Certification International and has been been recognized as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Contributor: Erik Larson
Published here on: 06-Nov-11
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