Keywords. Hiring managers often search through resumes for certain keywords indicating the applicant has relevant experience. According to a list compiled by the networking site LinkedIn, words like innovative, dynamic and motivated are some of the most overused on resumes and wont interest a hiring manager. How can the answer be improved? 10 Most Overused Resume Phrases. By. Victoria C.
Such is the importance of keeping your resume uptodate, whether youre looking for a job or not. When you dont, not only will you forget the important details thatll help your resume stand out to employers, but in your rush to submit your application on time youll end up using the When you dont, not only will you forget the important details thatll help your rsum stand out to employers, but in your rush to submit your application on time youll end up using the same words and phrases as everyone else ruining your chances altogether.
So is the rest of the careerseeking world, according to LinkedIn's annual list of the year's most overused resume words. " Responsible" was the worst offender in 2013, followed by" strategic" and" creative. " To compile its fourth annual list, LinkedIn examined the online profiles and resumes of its more than 259 million members. Dec 14, 2010 Its those clichd words and phrases. You know what they are those ambiguous ones that really dont tell you anything.
As we head into 2011 our Analytics Team decided to take a crack at finding the most clichd and overused phrases for the past year using over 85 million LinkedIn profiles. Watch video The 10 most overused buzzwords that you should delete from your resume. Your resume or LinkedIn profile is your first chance to stand out when applying for a job. So slash the jargon, kill the