Biomedical engineering resume keywords

Resume Examples: Keywords for Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineering is an interesting and challenging field, requiring knowledge of biology, medicine, and more, on top of typical engineering knowledge. It’s also a field poised for growth. “Employment of biomedical engineers is projected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations,” according to the U.S. Bureau […]

8% of Americans Have Master’s Degrees. Can Grad School Help You Find a Job?

Many signs point to an improving job market—for example, last week the number of people seeking unemployment assistance dropped to its lowest level since 1973, according to the Labor Department. The unemployment rate sits at 5.3 percent, which is the lowest it has been in 7 years. But the post-recession recovery hasn’t been even across […]

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Mechanical Engineer Resume Skills and Keywords (Examples)

If you’re looking for a mechanical engineer job, I’m a little bit jealous. I’ve been fortunate to work closely with many types of engineers in my career (structural, civil, software, chemical, electrical, industrial, and mechanical), and mechanical engineering quickly grabbed my attention and still hasn’t let go. It’s such a wide-ranging, diverse field, with so […]

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What Job Descriptions Can Reveal About Employers

When you are researching a potential employer, there are numerous sources of information: the company’s website and social media presence, reviews on Glassdoor, and of course, good old-fashioned Googling. But don’t overlook the power of job descriptions—there’s a lot they can tell you a lot about a company. Just like your resume is a marketing […]

Top 3 Baby Boomer Blogs for Career Advice

Workplaces and job searches have changed drastically since Baby Boomers started their careers decades ago. Technology has driven many of these changes. Every generation gets, well, generalized—and Baby Boomers are generalized as being technologically inept. This can make it harder for people in this age group (those born between 1946 and 1964) to find a […]

Top Skills and Keywords for Sales Resume

A successful job search requires extensive research, and one of the most effective research methods is to use top keywords to your advantage. One of the main ways that applicant tracking systems (ATS) judge candidates is by using resume keywords. These are the specifics that vary from job to job, such as educational requirements, software programs, and […]

Civil Engineer Resume Keywords Examples

Resume Examples: Keywords for Civil Engineers

Job seekers in STEM fields have brighter prospects than most. “Employer demand for so-called STEM graduates—in science, technology, engineering and mathematics—is high,” according to Associated Press economics writer Paul Wiseman. A crucial and versatile discipline, civil engineering offers a wide range of opportunities. If you’re looking for a new job in civil engineering, resume examples […]

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Creating a Summer Job Resume

Summer is right around the corner (Southern Hemisphere readers: Come back and read this post in 6 months), meaning many people are looking for summer jobs. If you’re among them, use these format tips to create an effective summer job resume. Choosing your resume format Chronological resumes are the overwhelming favorite of employers because they make the […]

Accounting Resume Skills and Keywords (Examples)

Job seekers with accounting skills on their resume are in high demand in today’s job market. “Individual majors most in demand at the bachelor’s degree level include finance, accounting, and computer science. These same three majors have topped the list since 2012,” according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2015 Job Outlook Report. […]

Top 10 Pieces of Career Advice from David Letterman

Tonight the long-running “Late Show With David Letterman” draws to a close, and its host will retire from a career including more than three decades in late-night television. He is widely known for stunts—both off-the-wall and on-the-wall—and for making top 10 lists a cultural institution. Countless musicians and comedians have gotten their big breaks on […]

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Resume Examples: Keywords for Photographers

If you’re job hunting, you’ve probably read all about the various things you can do to create a more effective resume. But many people overlook the power of resume examples—browsing through the resumes of others can provide some inspiration and insight into what you can do with your own. Resume examples can be an especially […]

Can you use Times New Roman on your Resume?

Of Course You Can Use Times New Roman for Your Resume

Earlier this week, Bloomberg Business published an article on choosing the right typeface for your resume. It ran with the subhead, “Using Times New Roman is the typeface equivalent of wearing sweatpants to an interview.” Bzzzt. Wrong. Try again. Times New Roman is not sweatpants at a job interview—not even close. Sweatpants at a job […]

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Resume Keywords for Software Engineers

If you’re a software engineer looking for a new job, you should consider turning to resume examples as part of your research. Looking at the resumes of others can clue you in about where you stand compared to your competition—and how you can improve. For example, if you’re a little rusty in a language that’s […]

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Top Nursing Resume Keywords + Skills for Registered Nurses (RN)

If you’re in the midst of a job search, there’s an often-overlooked tool that can give you some insight: resume examples. Browsing through the resumes of people in the types of roles you’re looking for can give you some clues about how your resume might be improved. Specific discoveries could include valuable credentials, cutting-edge technologies and […]