Keyword Search

Posted on July 22nd, 2010 by

For your reading pleasure, here is a list of the top 100 resume keyword search phrases used by recruiters and hiring managers on Monster over a three month period.  Kinda interesting if you’re feeling bored on this summer days.  Are there any phrases you should be adding to your resume??

  1. Sales
  2. Recuiter
  3. Administrative assistant
  4. Accountant
  5. Receptionist
  6. CPA
  7. Customer service
  8. Accounting
  9. Java
  10. Mortgage
  11. Manager
  12. Executive Assistant
  13. Human Resources
  14. Pharmacist
  15. Accounts Payable
  16. Insurance
  17. Payroll
  18. Staff accountant
  19. Administrative assistant
  20. Physical therapist
  21. Outside sales
  22. SAP
  23. Business analyst
  24. Collections
  25. Audit
  26. Engineer
  27. Controller
  28. Financial analyst
  29. Project manager
  30. Marketing
  31. C#
  32. .net
  33. Project manager
  34. J2EE
  35. Administrative
  36. Oracle
  37. Construction
  38. Warehouse
  39. Inside sales
  40. Business analyst
  41. Paralegal
  42. RN
  43. Financial analyst
  44. Data entry
  45. Nurse
  46. Peoplesoft
  47. Restaurant manager
  48. Loan officer
  49. Staffing
  50. Executive assistant
  51. Retail
  52. Legal secretary
  53. Customer service
  54. Call center
  55. Outside sales
  56. Bookkeeper
  57. Inside sales
  58. Auditor
  59. Autocad
  60. Tax
  61. Registered Nurse
  62. Buyer
  63. C
  64. Spanish
  65. Japanese
  66. Underwriter
  67. Sales
  68. Account executive
  69. Technical writer
  70. Medical
  71. Cnc
  72. Finance
  73. Staff accountant
  74. Civil engineer
  75. Telemarketing
  76. Accounts receivable
  77. Senior accountant
  78. Manufacturing
  79. Sql
  80. Unix
  81. Architect
  82. HVAC
  83. Help desk
  84. Oracle DBA
  85. Clerical
  86. Purchasing
  87. Bilingual
  88. Help desk
  89. Analyst
  90. Accounts payable
  91. Technical writer
  92. Pharmaceutical
  93. Loan processor
  94. Occupational therapist
  95. Qa
  96. Pharmaceutical sales
  97. Real Estate
  98. Maintenance
  99. Human Resources
  100. Entry level

 Did anyone else catch how repetitive that list was?  Just goes to show you that how your resume is worded matters.  If you need help with yours – the Career Center is open all summer and is here to help!

 

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