Resume words to avoid

Keep These Words Off Your Resume

Are you a “dynamic” “team player” and “people person” who thinks “outside the box”? Here are resume words to use instead.

Your resume is one of the most powerful tools in your job search, but it might be full of words that drain it of its strength. “[Buzzwords] once had meaning, but they have been repeated so often that hiring managers gloss over them,” says Mitchell Langbert, associate professor of business management at Brooklyn College. To…