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Keywords are Key to Getting Your Online Resume Read

Keywords are Key to Getting Your Online Resume Read

Donna Cardillo, RN, BS / Verticalnet, Inc.

Keywords for other important traits include: flexible, willing to travel, detail-oriented, adaptable, high energy, self-starter, team player, dynamic, highly motivated, creative, or independent.

Use short and common phraseology like “home infusion therapy” rather than “intravenous therapy in a patient’s home.” While you would normally steer away from industry jargon and abbreviations in a paper resume, both are useful and necessary for an online resume. Be sure to use only common, universally recognized abbreviations like NICU, ACLS, or AIDS as well as industry-specific abbreviations like OSHA and CQI.

Choosing the right keywords and phrases are key to your success with online job hunting.

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