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The Best and Worst Phrases to Use on a Resume

 
The Best and Worst Phrases to Use on a Resume
Posted March 17th, 2014 @ 5:45am

 

 

According to a new survey by Career Builder, 68% of hiring managers spend less than TWO MINUTES looking at a resume....and 17% spend less than 30 SECONDS. That's why using keywords is probably more important than you realize. 

So here are the TOP 10 WORDS/PHRASES YOU SHOULD USE:

 

1. Achieved

2. Improved

3. Trained

4. Managed

5. Created

6. Resolved

7. Volunteered

8. Influenced

9. Increased

10. Decreased

 

TOP 10 PHRASES YOU SHOULDN'T USE:

 

1. "Best of breed"

2.  Go-getter

3. Think outside the box

4. Synergy

5. Go-to guy

6. Thought leadership

7. Value add

8. Results-driven

9. Team player

10. Bottom line

 

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