27 Resume Killers

Apr 11 2008 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg


According to CareerBuilder, these are the 25 worst words to put in your resume. How many of these empty words are in yours?

– Aggressive
– Ambitious
– Competent
– Creative
– Detail-oriented
– Determined
– Efficient
– Experienced
– Flexible
– Goal-oriented
– Hard-working
– Independent
– Innovative
– Knowledgeable
– Logical
– Motivated
– Meticulous
– People person
– Professional
– Reliable
– Resourceful
– Self-motivated
– Successful
– Team player
– Well-organized

And I’ll add two more:

– Proficient
– Responsible (or worse yet – Responsible for)

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