Don’t Rule Out These Common Resume Phrases

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When it comes to writing resumes, words and phrases that often are touted as no-nos are not necessarily so. For example, the word “innovative” has been condemned for overuse. As well, descriptors like “self-starter” and “results-oriented” have made the resume bad-word lists. Using these words isn’t always a bad thing, especially when you substantiate and energize with stories that show how you put the words into action. Moreover, if you are targeting roles where the job descriptions specifically call out a need for someone who can deliver “innovative” sales and marketing solutions then addressing that requirement with similar – or same – language is okay. Read more.

Katy Davis

Katy Davis

Katy is responsible for supporting LibGig's recruiting department and recruiting for library and information management positions in the legal, federal, media, corporate, and academic sectors.
Katy Davis
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