This article covers the conventional dos and don’ts of resume writing as it would come from a business communication teacher. Then it moves into how things have changed over the years, and now that most large companies scan resumes into a system to allow them to become searchable. With that change, now prospective employees have to change the word choice to make sure this new system picks up on their application. With job market becoming ever more competitive, everyone needs a leg up. This article argues it has become the word choice.