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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
wordc...
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 con...
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...
• Enter your resume or cover letter into the
word cloud generator to see which words
are used most frequently.
• See how i...
Questions?
• You can visit the Adult Services Reference
Desk, call us at (847) 382-1300 and press
1, text us at 66746 (typ...
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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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  1. 1. How to use Wordle for analyzing job descriptions
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Creating a word cloud using Wordle.net
  4. 4. Go to www.wordle.net and click on “Create”.
  5. 5. Copy-and-paste the entire job description into the text box and click “Go”. Note: you must have Java Script enabled to continue.
  6. 6. The words that appear the biggest in the word cloud are the ones that are used the most frequently in the job description.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. • 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.
  9. 9. Questions? • You can visit the Adult Services Reference Desk, call us at (847) 382-1300 and press 1, text us at 66746 (type code askbal the first time you send us a text), or send us an email. • Thanks for using the Barrington Area Library! For more information on our business resources, check out our business page at balibrary.org/business
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