50 Buzzwords You Shouldn't Use on Your Resume

Published: Nov 18, 2010

You’ve written your resume. You poured a lot of effort into the page that will represent you, and you can’t wait to distribute it far and wide. Not so fast. Before you send that puppy out, check it for buzzwords. Like “team player.” Or “detail-oriented.” Or “accustomed to fast-paced environments.” Here’s why you should avoid them: They’re vague. They make your resume look like everyone else’s.

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