Most people know that key words are crucial to the job search. HR departments and employers rely on key words to screen and select candidates. Without the right key words, candidates will never get to the all-important interview.
To try to identify the right key words, many job seekers are using tag cloud generators to find the most common words in any job description. But there is a huge problem with this: the most common terms are not the words that HR is using to screen candidates.
To get an accurate idea of the right key words, job seekers must analyze several job descriptions for the same job title to find the key words that are repeating across the spectrum, not in any one job ad.
At the Personal Touch Career Services, we developed the Key Element Detector tool to do just that.