Resume Keywords for Popular Industries

We are giving you access to resume keywords, core competencies, and skills for popular industries. These are skills and abilities that hiring folks are looking for to fill positions. They're kind of like SEO for your resume. The more precise they are, the better chance you have of getting through applicant tracking software.

Keywords, Core Competencies, and Skills

Human Resources Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

HR

Generalist, Manager, Recruiter, Consultant, Business Partner, Director

Human Resources Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

  • Benefits and Compensation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness
  • Employer Value Proposition
  • Executive Developm...

HR

Generalist, Manager, Recruiter, Consultant, Business Partner, Director

Leadership Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

Management

First-line to Director

Leadership Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Development
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Corporate Accountability
  • Corporate Strategizing
  • Customer Relations
  • Financial Managemen...

Management

First-line to Director

Information Technology Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

IT

Business Analysts, Technical Support, Designers, Programmers, Developers

Information Technology Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

  • Business Analysis
  • C | C+ | C++ Programming
  • Cloud Computing
  • Compliance and Security
  • Customization and Configuration
  • Data Localization
  • Data/Server M...

IT

Business Analysts, Technical Support, Designers, Programmers, Developers

Sales Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

Sales

Sales Representative, Account Executive, Account Manager, Sales Consultant, Sales Manager, Sales Director, Business Development Associate

Sales Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

  • Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Channel Management
  • C-Level Presentations
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Consultative Selling
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Cro...

Sales

Sales Representative, Account Executive, Account Manager, Sales Consultant, Sales Manager, Sales Director, Business Development Associate

Finance and Accounting Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

Finance

Financial Planner, Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Accountant, Credit Analyst

Finance and Accounting Resume Keywords

Job-specific keywords and competencies

  • Accounting Systems and Controls
  • Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Capital Acquisitions
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Credit / Debt Manage...

Finance

Financial Planner, Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Accountant, Credit Analyst

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