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.
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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