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Jim Stroud is Teaching “Advanced Keyword Strategies For Recruiters!”

Posted on August 29, 2006
Filed Under Events, Sourcing Techniques | 1 Comment

Advanced Keyword Strategies for Recruiters is a free class hosted on the Jim Stroud 2.0 blog. It is a 3-part tutorial designed to help recruiters improve their online searching for resumes. It is intended for both beginners and intermediate users. It is scheduled to appear online on Tuesday, August 29, 2006 – Thursday, August 31, 2006. This is what will be covered over the next few days.

· Discover the keywords common to (almost) every resume
· Source resumes based on how professional Resume Writers format their documents

· Learn how to find additional job titles relevant to your resume search
· Get advice and resources for dealing with acronyms

· How to find (even more) terms associated with your keywords
· Discover hidden resumes by looking for specific file extensions

Enjoy these benefits:
· Free training material that you can immediately apply!
· Commenting on each post is encouraged and any questions about the lessons taught will be addressed in the comments section as well.
· No time lost! Read the posts on the blog at your convenience.

To begin, simply visit:


Jim Stroud is a “Searchologist” with an expertise in the full life-cycle placement of Executive and Technical personnel, Recruitment Research and Competitive Intelligence. He has consulted for such companies as Google, Siemens, MCI and a host of start-up companies. He presently serves Microsoft as a Technical Sourcing Consultant and is a regular contributor to Microsoft’s Technical Careers Blog. His personal blog – Jim Stroud 2.0 features podcasts, comics, video and commentary about the recruiting industry. Jim Stroud was nominated for a “Best Blog Award” by in 2005.

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One Response to “Jim Stroud is Teaching “Advanced Keyword Strategies For Recruiters!””

  1. JibberJobber Blog » Blog Archive » Stinky Resume? on September 4th, 2006 12:44 pm

    […] And, if this is a frustrating topic for you (in other words, if your resume isn’t doing its job), you might want to check out what those on the other side of the desk (or e-mail) are thinking. Just reading this agenda is interesting because it presents some of the same issues that I’ve heard about from job seekers, but with a twist from the recruiter’s perspective. How to make your resume common? How do they view keywords, acronyms and job titles? Stuff to think about. Share This PostThese icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. […]