Thursday, January 13, 2011

What overused resume phrases?

According to CNN, LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, has listed the ten most overused resume phrases.
With national unemployment at 9.8 percent, Americans are looking for ways to make their job applications stand out.

However, peppering résumés with tired or empty buzzwords probably isn't the recipe for becoming a standout job candidate.
I, for one -- with my extensive experience as an innovative, motivated, results-oriented, dynamic team player with a proven track record that speaks for itself and documents my achievements as a fast-paced, entrepreneurial problem solver -- have no idea what they're talking about

3 comments:

jimspice said...

Broken link, and text search only shows this site. Any help?

ellroon said...

You're hired!

Love your photos, hope you didn't lose anything important to frostbite when you took those fantastic night sky shots!

Madison Guy said...

jimspice -- Thanks for the catch, and sorry about that. It's fixed now.

ellroon -- Thanks. It was a close call on the frostbite thing, but I pulled through...