Is there any tool out that can search a document for keywords? My hubby is trying to find a job, the HR gurus say that the resume should match the job posting by keywords, as that is how most companies search resumes (by keywords). I'm trying to figure out if I can take a job posting and search it for keywords. Any thoughts?
If you do a Google search for something like 'keyword analysis,' you will find a number of sites that analyze what words are used and how frequently. Basically, it is just looking for patterns and frequency count.
However, to really be effective a keyword analysis tool needs a good sized sample, probably more than most job postings have.
Instead of going that route, it seems that, especially for something like submitting a resume, a more personal approach would be more effective.
If it were me, I would carefully read each job posting before applying and try to make sure that I fit in some of the requirements and job description into my resume, being careful not to go overboard to the extent that you end up keyword stuffing your resume...
Thank you! Most of the job postings are at least a page long. He does modify his resume & cover letter for different positions.
I'll go check Google and see what I come up with.
Jane you can use firefox to highlight keywords on a page - providing you know what the keywords are. Usually something in the title or the title itself.
Do you have the page? You can email it if you'd prefer.
Thanks! He is on the other computer so I can't access any job postings at the moment. I'll research this though...cool idea.
I never thought of using adwords keyword tool either.
With the competition for his type of work, he has got to utilize the keywords, as most HR reps just search for keywords.
One of the guys in his outplacement group actually puts the keywords from the job posting on the bottom of his resume, changes them to a #2 font & the color to white. My hubby doesn't think its ethical.
I love you guys!
Convince him otherwise, that is a Very clever solution, an employer should appreciate that type of ingenuity. I would hire that guy! Unfortunately, I pay 2/hr to outsourcers so he probably wouldnt be interested
The ethics in question are that we now live in a world where a measly little HR guy thinks he is to important to hand read a resume
Most SEo tools for firefox have a built in keyword density tool, you could also just go to the adowrds keyword tool and insert the job postings url.
That will work just fine for your purposes.
Best 'o luck!
by Isaac Asante2 years ago
Hi guys,For a while I've been using Google's Keyword Tool to research high-paying keywords and their estimate monthly traffic. Normally, what I do is that I look for Low competition keywords with around 1,000 monthly...
by 2patricias6 years ago
A few days ago we had a hit on our website (always welcome) from someone who had used the search phrase "cutting toenails dream interpretation". We have information on pedicures and chiropody on our site...
by anime_nanet8 years ago
Hi people!Is there a nice software out there that helps me to find nice keywords to use in my hubs?Not only that, I have some hubs that I think have bad keywords. Is there a program that can show me the keywords most...
by Liz Elias5 years ago
Hi- I've reviewed the video feed from the SF HP meetup/camp...and I'm still confused:Do I want keywords that are UNIQUE, or that have thousands of searches on them?I'm looking in the keyword tool, and it's very...
by Paul Guzman7 years ago
Anyone know why I can't update the settings on the amazon edit window.When I enter the AISN number or keyword search I get "No Amazon results found".Yes I do have my affiliates settings correct on the...
by Haunty5 years ago
Can someone explain to me in plain English what competition means with regard to us?It says there that it gives an indication of how many advertisers are bidding for a keyword. But what does that mean?I always thought...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.