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Resume – Top 15 Words Hiring Managers Want To See

Over 2200 hiring managers and HR professionals ranked the best and worst words for job seekers to use on their resumes, according to a recent survey conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder. It’s a great list comprised of some impactful action verbs, and I think you’ll be happy to see what’s been included.

These 15 Words are: Capture d’écran 2014-04-10 à 08.35.06

15. Won: 13%

14. Under budget: 16%

13. Revenue/Profits: 23%

12. Launched: 24%

11. Negotiated: 25%

10. Ideas: 27%

9. Increased/Decreased: 28%

8. Influenced: 29%

7. Volunteered: 35%

6. Resolved: 40%

5. Created: 43%

4. Managed: 44%

3. Trained/Mentored: 47%

2. Improved: 48%

1. Achieved: 52%

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Top 15 Words Hiring Managers Want To See On Your Resume | CAREEREALISM.

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