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Wordle is a word-cloud generator, found at wordle.net. ...

Wordle is a word-cloud generator, found at wordle.net.
Copy-and-paste a job description into the wordcloud generator. Words that are used most frequently in the description will be bigger than words that are used less frequently in the description. Copy-and-paste your resume or cover letter into the generator to see how it compares to the job description word cloud.

This service is completely free. Your computer does require Java.

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  • How to use Wordle for analyzing job descriptions
  • What is Wordle? • Wordle is a word-cloud generator, found at wordle.net. • Copy-and-paste a job description into the wordcloud generator. Words that are used most frequently in the description will be bigger than words that are used less frequently in the description. • Copy-and-paste your resume or cover letter into the generator to see how it compares to the job description word cloud.
  • Creating a word cloud using Wordle.net
  • Go to www.wordle.net and click on “Create”.
  • Copy-and-paste the entire job description into the text box and click “Go”. Note: you must have Java Script enabled to continue.
  • The words that appear the biggest in the word cloud are the ones that are used the most frequently in the job description.
  • For a more defined word cloud, click on “Layout”, “maxim um words”, and in the pop-up box, type in “25” or “50”. This will give you the most frequently used 25 or 50 words in the job description.
  • • Enter your resume or cover letter into the word cloud generator to see which words are used most frequently. • See how it compares with the job description word cloud.
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