You know that keywords are important for applicant tracking systems (ATS). If your resume doesn’t contain the same keywords that recruiters are searching for, it may never even be seen by a human.
But what happens once your resume does make it past that first hurdle? What are the “keywords” that appeal to recruiters and hiring managers?
After all the work you put into getting your resume just right, somebody has to read that thing. Odds are that if they’re reading your resume, then they read other people’s resumes as well.
And to those who read a lot of resumes… bad words stick out like a sore thumb.