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100 Best Keywords for Your Chicago Job Posting

Looking to hire in 2017? Use the right keywords in your job posting.

100 Best Keywords for Your Chicago Job Posting

100 Job Search Keywords

You’re looking to attract and hire talent and you need to select the right keyword phrases for your job title and description. Monster Intelligence dug into what job seekers are searching for in Chicago. If you’re ready to list a job, you’ll want to know what we found.

Over 779,000 Chicago job searches are conducted each month on Monster.com.1 That figure doesn’t even factor in job-related searches on Google.com and other major search engines. In order for your online job posting to be relevant to search engines, select the right keyword phrases for your job title and description. This process will also help your listing perform better within Monster’s search engine as well.

  1. Administrative Assistant
  2. Customer Service
  3. Receptionist
  4. Part Time
  5. Accounting
  6. Sales
  7. Warehouse
  8. Human Resources
  9. Manager
  10. Retail
  11. Manufacturing
  12. Data Entry
  13. Administrative
  14. Work From Home
  15. Marketing
  16. Office
  17. Entry Level
  18. Executive Assistant
  19. Maintenance
  20. IT
  21. Medical Assistant
  22. Project Manager
  23. Accountant
  24. Construction
  25. Registered Nurse
  26. Finance
  27. Office Manager
  28. Paralegal
  29. Clerical
  30. Mechanical Engineer
  31. Accounts Payable
  32. Warehouse Worker
  33. Call Center
  34. Cashier
  35. Management
  36. RN
  37. Business Analyst
  38. Engineer
  39. Part-Time
  40. Controller
  41. Pharmacist
  42. Education
  43. Purchasing
  44. Logistics
  45. Forklift Operator
  46. Graphic Designer
  47. Customer Services Representative
  48. Healthcare
  49. Driver
  50. Insurance
  51. LPN
  52. Warehouse Manager
  53. Operations Manager
  54. CNA
  55. Attorney
  56. Automotive
  57. Security
  58. Full Time
  59. Dental Assistant
  60. Banking
  61. Office Assistant
  62. Payroll
  63. Supervisor
  64. Account Manager
  65. Office Clerk
  66. Analyst
  67. Secretary
  68. Electrician
  69. Bookkeeper
  70. Welder
  71. Operations
  72. Delivery Driver
  73. Information Technology
  74. Nurse
  75. Legal
  76. Pharmacy Technician
  77. Sales Representative
  78. Legal Secretary
  79. Maintenance Technician
  80. Real Estate
  81. Director
  82. Recruiter
  83. Buyer
  84. Medical Office Receptionist
  85. IT Manager
  86. Phlebotomist
  87. Production Supervisor
  88. Assistant
  89. Financial Analyst
  90. Nurse Practitioner
  91. Truck Driver
  92. Registered Nurse (RN)
  93. Engineering
  94. Machine Operator
  95. Summer
  96. Sales Manager
  97. Data Analyst
  98. Security Officer
  99. Accounts Receivable
  100. Social Worker

Data finding are based on analysis of Monster job seeking activity from more than 22 million unique visitors2. Most Non-Human Traffic removed from the results.

Note: Direct keyword searches on Monster.com account for about ½ of job traffic with increasing traffic coming from 3rd party search (e.g., Google, Banners, TargetMail, Career Ad Network, and other traffic drivers)

1Monster Internal Data, Direct Keyword Searches, 6-month average, Jan 2017 – Jun 2017

2comScore Media Metrix, 1Q 2017, 3-month average, (includes all US Mobile + PC traffic)

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