New important resume information

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Debra Auerback of CareerBuilder dot com has come up with  words to avoid when crafting your resume. She attributes her comments to Jamie Belinne, assitant dean for career services at the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston’s Rockwell Career Center, and others. 

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Words to avoid: (I do disagree with one — and you will quickly recognize it)

  • Best of breed
  • Go-getter
  • Think outside the box
  • Synergy (ugh)
  • Thought leadership
  • Value added
  • Results-driven
  • Team player
  • Bottom-line

Here are words employers want to see:

  • Achieved
  • Improved
  • Trained/mentored
  • Managed
  • Created
  • Resolved
  • Volunteered

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