Optimizing your resume and LinkedIn profile with the right keywords is critical for ranking high in Applicant Tracking System (ATS) search results, and for evaluation done by recruiters and hiring managers to identify top candidates for the job.
As part of IT Career Transformation methodology, we consistently analyze relevant job descriptions from leading career job boards and leading technology organizations’ career sites to identify critical keywords and skills on demand. After analysis, we work with our customers to incorporate and highlight these skills in their resumes and social media profiles. In this post, we share analysis results performed for IT Manager / DevOps Specialist role.
The table below includes the top 25 skills and keywords found in IT Manager / DevOps Specialists job descriptions, with percentage of job descriptions that had at least one instance of the keyword.
Do you already possess these skills and if so, are these critical keywords included in your resume and your social media profile(s)? Should you set goals to improve / acquire these skills this year?
Contact IT Career Transformation to ensure your professional profiles (Resume and LinkedIn) are up-to-date and include the right keywords to improve your profile visibility and ranking in search results.
Note: The results provided in this sample analysis are focused on technical keywords and skills only. There are other types of keywords, such as action verbs, soft skills and business keywords that should be analyzed for inclusion in your resume and your social media profile(s). The search criteria and job description sources used for the analysis can vary between two customers with the same IT role, and are dependent on career objectives, industry, technology domain and company size preferences.