Job seekers have been advised for long time to emphasize action verbs/action words/power words in their job-search applications. That action verbs/action words/power words associated with "what you did" are the keywords. In the vast majority of cases, they are nouns but they can be phrases too - like in examples below:
Actively tracked and followed up on trouble tickets, reducing average response time from ___ days to ___ hours.
Analyzed costs resulting in reduction of $___M in redundant technology-related expenses.
Analyzed frequent problems and consulted with Training Coordinator to design and offer training sessions in order to address the problems.
As part of a $___ development contract, delivered crucial networking and graphical user interface functionality, consistently achieving milestones and maintaining compliance with time, scope, and cost specifications of project.
Assembled system and software application documentation, informing users of training opportunities in the corporate learning center.
Assigned user accounts and granted permissions to shared resources.
Assured senior management of data protection by demonstrating permission settings.
Built, maintained, and repaired computer systems to improve speed, reliability, and efficiency of operation.
Collected frequently asked questions and wrote formal answers to ensure accuracy of responses and consistency with other Help Desk personnel.
Conducted security analysis to identify and address weaknesses.
Conducted training sessions for server administrators to collaborate on future plans and coordinate IT development projects.
Connected remote sites to central network system to allow direct transfer of production and sales data.
Created and edited documentation for installation and training manuals.
Demonstrated high quality, results-driven, prompt, and professional customer service and support to instill confidence in technical advice and directions.
Design, author, and test highly complex software for Emergency Preparedness Program.
Designed and authored key system modules and large portion of infrastructure for Emergency Management software used by state, and county governments for communication and display of current and critical information during emergencies.
Designed and implemented database to track network equipment, computers, servers and software.
Designed fault tolerant disks for clients in case of hard drive failure.
Designed new systems application that provided Web-based monitoring of all telecommunications activities.
Developed and implemented desktop computing and networking standards and procedures to simplify network environment and troubleshooting.
Directed electrician to install network cabling to industry standards during renovation project.
Ensure readability, presentation, and re-usability of code with clear, concise comments.
Established technical infrastructure requirements, including __________, __________, __________, and __________ (technologies, systems, or applications).
Followed departmental procedures to purchase, configure, and install new and recycled hardware systems, maintaining corporate standards for system compatibility.
Identified significant drain on corporate budget, reduced Cell-Pager-ISP expenses by ___% within ___ days.
Implemented a relational database system to maintain inventory records for hardware and software, ensuring software license compliance for all installations.
Implemented wide-area network to increase availability of field data at corporate headquarters and improve communications with field technicians.
Increased visibility of librarian programs and services by creating Web sites.
Installed, configured, and updated server-based applications, including accounting system and records database.
Migrated users from Windows NT 3.51 to Windows Terminal Server NT 4.0.
Minimized non-productive time due to equipment failure by ___%.
Monitored available disk space to ensure sufficient space for regular operations.
Performed impromptu security checks of servers and networks to verify adequate virus protection and compliance with corporate procedures.
Personally, conceived database design structure endured the ‘test of time' performing capably for ___-plus years without requests for optimization.
Prototyped system upgrades to identify potential problems and learned to operate and troubleshoot new systems.
Provided client training for online catalog software to ensure positive initial experience.
Received numerous customer commendations and awards.
Reduced stress levels of customers by adopting a cooperative attitude and positive approach to every task and assignment.
Researched, negotiated, and instituted standard server configuration for remote sites, achieving ___% cost savings while establishing a corporate-wide server standard.
Successfully manage sensitive project data relied on to ensure safety, security, and transfer of current, accurate information where human lives are at stake.
Computer keywords in related industries:
- General keywords
- Information systems keywords
- Technology keywords
- Web services keywords
- other keywords by industry
Use your computer keywords in all your marketing communications, including resumes, CVs, cover letter, interview follow-up letters, executive profiles and more. Carefully integrate them into the text, when and where appropriate. Be sure you are communicating a complete message of who you are and what value and knowledge you bring to the organization.
Remember, these same keywords will be the foundation for your interviews. Not only you need to be able to write about your keywords, but also you must be able to verbally communicate about them as well, in strong and powerful statements that highlight your successes, contributions and achievements.
Check the spelling and grammar of your CV or resume. Use the word processor's spell and grammar checker. If you are not confident of your ability to detect grammatical, punctuation and English or other language usage errors or if you need help in organizing your resume or CV, send it to a professional for assistance.
Remember that your CV/resume must be targeted, scannable and generate hits. If you have a difficulty with your CV writing or resume writing instead of staring at a blank piece of paper, use CV samples, CV templates, resume samples and resume templates or:
- "fill in the blanks" resume writing software.
Most recruiters expect to receive a cover letter together with your resume or CV.
So, prepare a cover letter convincing the reader why you are the best candidate for the interview.
If you have a difficulty with your cover letter writing use one of these:
Other Computer Keywords Info
Good luck with your computer keywords!