Keywords, Networking, & Action Plans: A Career Coach Offers Tips For Getting A Job In Today’s Market

June 3, 2013  |  

But let’s go back to the technology part, because that’s a big chunk of most everyone’s job search.

“Algorithms in internal systems are looking for a 98 percent hit rate,” Brady told us in a phone call. “Look at your resume and make sure you’re describing your experience the way that meets their needs.” That’s how you hit the company’s keywords. Brady admits that it can be “annoying” because you have to create multiple versions of your CV. But if it’s a job you really want, it’s worth it to tweak your resume (and your cover letter) to make sure it gets read.

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