Ace the Resume — Key Words to Use


 

Action Word

I planned

I created

I conceived

I formulated

I originated

I developed

I implemented

I advised

I analyzed

I arranged

I built

I constructed

I coordinated

I counseled

I created

I designed

I devised

I directed

I drafted

I expanded

I facilitated

I founded

I handled

I improvised

I inspired

I installed

I investigated

I led

I managed

I mediated

I negotiated

I operated

I organized

I oversaw

I persuaded

I pioneered

I planned

I proposed

I presented

I published

I revised

I researched

I spearheaded

I streamlined

I supervised

I trained

I transcribed

I wrote

In Leadership Role

I managed

I was responsible for    

I organized

I supervised

I lead

I guided

I coordinated

I built

I gave direction to

I directed

I presided over

Descriptive Words

Analytical

Articulate

Astute

Committed

Conceptual

Conscientious

Creative

Decisive

Dedicated

Detail-minded

Diplomatic

Enthusiastic

Extensive

Fair

Focused

Goal-oriented

Hands-on

Highly organized

In-depth

Innovative

Mature

Persuasive

Profitable

Progressive

Responsible

Self-motivated

Strategic

Substantial

Swift

Take-charge

Tenacious

Thorough

Uncompromising

Result Phrases

I saved

I contributed to

I shot holes in

I refused

I collected

I demonstrated

I achieved

I evaluated

Key Phrases

Bottom line

Team building

Results-oriented

Meet profit objectives

Cost reductions

Consolidate

Cycle time

Innovation

Passion

Safety awareness

Quality

Diversity

Strategic planning

Continuous improvement

PC fluent

Streamline

Bilingual

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