Smart People Never Include These Words and Phrases on Their Resume



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Youdneverputphrasesliketheseinyourprofessionalresume。

Theyrecareersabotage!

Butifyouwanttocreatearesumethattrulydistinguishesyouasthebestcandidateforaposition,youneedtodomorethanavoidobviousfauxpas。

Today,weresharingalistofwordsandphrasesthat,whiletheymayseeminnocuous,shouldnevermakeitontoyourresume。

Somearecliché。

Othersareutterlymeaningless。

Andallcouldknockyououtofcontentionforthejobyouwant。

ResultsDriven

Um,whoisnt?

HardWorker/StrongWorkEthic

Thatsabummer;theemployerwaslookingtohirealoafer。

Ninja/Guru/Rockstar

Insteadofusingaquirkywordtoshowyouregreatatsomething,quantifyit。

Self-Starter/Go-Getter

Thinkthismakesyousoundeagerorproductive?

Sodoeseveryotherjobseekeryourecompetingagainst。

Listprojectsorresponsibilitiesthatprovideevidenceofyourinitiative。

TeamPlayer

Finally–acandidatewhoplayswellinthesandbox!

Insteadofclaimingyouhavegreatqualities,describeactivitiesoraccomplishmentsthatportraythem。

Seasoned

Whatareyou–coatedindryrub?

Youryearsonthejobandjobtitlesclearlyexplainhowexperiencedyouare。

Detail-Oriented

Phraseslikethiswastevaluablespaceonyourresume。

Replaceitwithexamplesofhowyouspottedmistakesoridentifiedproblemsincomplexsituations。

Honest/Trustworthy/Loyal

Theemployerhadpresumedthat–untilyoujustbroughtitup,thatis…

Disruptive/Cutting-Edge/Bleeding-Edge

UnlessyoureElonMuskorBillGates,justdont。

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