Best and worst words used in a resume

resumeThese days many resumes are packed with cliches and these are unsuitable by most of the recruiters. Some profiles may have very little space and much information to share .It is critical to use the words on your resume. Jobseekers choose corporate buzz words and thought that those are used by recruiters and they love to see on their resumes in spite of describing about their achievements. Objective in resume should convey your career goals in a single sentence. A recent study reveals many interesting facts about job search and resume and many hiring managers are not looking for corporate buzzwords and clichés and some words like am-player’, ‘result-driven’ and ‘hard-worker’. Take expertise advice to how to make resume and craft your CV. Terms which are not supposed to include in resume and turn offs:
Go-getter
Best of breed
Synergy
Go-to person
Think outside of the box
Value add
Thought leadership
Team player
Bottom-line
Hard worker
Results-driven
Strategic thinker
Dynamic
Self-motivated
Detail-oriented
Proactively
Track record
Terms which attracts recruiters and impress employers?
Achieved
Improved
Won
Trained/Mentored
Managed
Created
Resolved
Volunteered
Influenced
Increased/Decreased
Ideas
Negotiated
Launched
Revenue/Profits
Under budget

 

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