Company A’s Project Manager job description uses the term “PMP” to refer to an industry-standard project management certification.
Company B refers to it as “Project Management Professional (PMP)”.
Your Resume uses “Certified Project Management Professional”.
All refer to the same thing but you may score a higher ranking for Company B than Company A because the words used better match. If you want to apply for Company A’s position you would want to tweak your resume to also include the “PMP” terminology to describe the certification. When using the App, the keyword match report would have highlighted that the “PMP” term was found in the job description but not in your resume.
Company A’s Operations Director job description uses “Budget Planning, Forecasting, P&L's” to refer to a director’s typical duties of managing expenses, budgets, forecasts.
Company B’s refers to it as “Fiscal Management”.
Your resume generically refers to it as “Financial Planning”.
These are generically referring to the same thing in the context of this position. Since you have skills in budgets, expenses, forecasts, P&L’s, financial and fiscal performance you would be better served by tweaking your resume to also include the terms used by Company A and Company B. When using the App, the keyword match report would have highlighted that the “P&L”, “Forecasting”, “Budget” and “Fiscal” terms were found in the job description but not in your resume.
- Calculates Resume and Job Description keyword matches and highlights words that are missing from the resume but found in job description
- Calculates a Noise Ratio that is a measurement of how often the most common words in the job description appear in the resume compared to the size of the resume. The higher the frequency of the common words and the lower the size of the resume the higher the score. This gives a sense of how focused the resume is on the words found frequently in the job description.
- Resume word count analysis and measurement against typical standards
- 350+ Power Word recommendations to strengthen your resume
- 40+ words to avoid in your resume
- 6 simple and practical steps to prepare for the job interview
350+ Power Words for your Resume
Are you looking for the best words to use in a resume? In addition to the typical words you would see on a resume, the included list provides numerous creative and powerful alternatives.
40+ Words to Avoid
These words are commonly cited as words, phrases, and clichés to avoid. Typically they are considered overused, and could be construed as negative, vague, awkward or express the obvious.
6 Job Interview Preparation Steps
Preparing for your interview takes time and effort. You want to go in prepared and confident. Before the big day, review these helpful pre-interview steps.
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