These were the top 100 terms (aka “keywords”) used by recruiters to find the candidates they were searching for on a leading, management-focused job board during a 6-month period in 2009. Incorporate as many as you can (honestly of course) into your military resume, or contact the military resume writing professionals at Military Resumes, to make sure that your military resume stands out from the crowd.

  1. Sales
  2. CPA
  3. Tax
  4. Business Development
  5. Marketing
  6. Controller
  7. Healthcare
  8. Human Resources
  9. Insurance
  10. Software
  11. Manufacturing
  12. Finance
  13. Retail
  14. CFO
  15. Medical Device
  16. Pharmaceutical
  17. Sales Manager
  18. Software Sales
  19. Financial Advisor
  20. Pharmacist
  21. Medical
  22. Supply Chain
  23. SAP
  24. Accounting
  25. Medical Sales
  26. Account Executive
  27. Audit
  28. Tax Manager
  29. Food
  30. Engineer
  31. Recruiter
  32. Product Manager
  33. Construction
  34. Manager
  35. Project Manager
  36. Oracle
  37. HVAC
  38. Java
  39. Operations
  40. Director
  41. Inside Sales
  42. Hospital
  43. Attorney
  44. Call Center
  45. SEC
  46. Packaging
  47. Pharmacy
  48. Physician
  49. Outsourcing
  50. International Tax
  51. Logistics
  52. Deloitte
  53. FAS 109
  54. Compliance
  55. SAAS
  56. Real Estate
  57. Electrical Engineer
  58. Nurse
  59. SEC Reporting
  60. Security
  61. Technology
  62. Storage
  63. Energy
  64. ERP
  65. Aerospace
  66. Procurement
  67. Private Equity
  68. RN
  69. Business Intelligence
  70. Compensation
  71. Cisco
  72. C++
  73. Engineering
  74. Mechanical Engineer
  75. Ikon
  76. CPG
  77. Chemical
  78. ADP
  79. Bank
  80. Banking
  81. Mortgage
  82. Financial Services
  83. IT
  84. Business Analyst
  85. Advertising
  86. Accountant
  87. KPMG
  88. Product Development
  89. Wealth Management
  90. Transportation
  91. Sales Engineer
  92. Internal Audit
  93. Benefits
  94. BPO
  95. Litigation
  96. Lean
  97. Series 7
  98. Telecommunications
  99. Government
  100. CRM

2 Responses to “Top Keywords to Include in a Military Resume”

  1. jnavarretesphr

    Unit Cohesion = Team Building
    Training = Training.
    Military leaders, lead their teams and foster an atmosphere of teamwork. How do they get buy in from the team? They let them know whats in it for them, they listen to their men/women and they encourage.

  2. jnavarretesphr

    Unit Cohesion = Team Building
    Training = Training.
    Military leaders, lead their teams and foster an atmosphere of teamwork. How do they get buy in from the team? They let them know whats in it for them, they listen to their men/women and they encourage.

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