Cheat Sheets For Your Resume

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Online-Spellcheck.com wants to help with all your writing needs and questions. That, of course, also entails writing a resume for a job application. Check out this overview of articles that will help you write and create your perfect job application with resume, biography and application interview.

To further this cause even more, we want to present you with a little cheat sheet for your resume. What phrases and words work especially well? Which words should you avoid? Check it out!

Cheat Sheets For Your Resume

Action Verbs For Your Resume

  • Accomplished
  • Achieved
  • Adapted
  • Adjusted
  • Administrated
  • Advised
  • Aided
  • Allocated
  • Analyzed
  • Appraised
  • Arranged
  • Assisted
  • Assured
  • Audited
  • Authored
  • Authorized
  • Awarded

 

  • Balanced
  • Boosted
  • Braced
  • Briefed
  • Budgeted
  • Built
  • Calculated
  • Certified
  • Coached
  • Collaborated
  • Collected
  • Communicated
  • Compared
  • Compiled
  • Completed
  • Composed
  • Computed
  • Conducted
  • Conserved
  • Consolidated
  • Consulted
  • Contributed
  • Coordinated
  • Counseled
  • Created
  • Critiqued
  • Cut

 

  • Delegated
  • Demonstrated
  • Designed
  • Demonstrated
  • Detected
  • Determined
  • Developed
  • Diagnosed
  • Directed
  • Discovered
  • Documented
  • Doubled
  • Downsized
  • Drafted
  • Economized
  • Educated
  • Effected
  • Eliminated
  • Empowered
  • Encouraged
  • Enforced
  • Established
  • Evaluated
  • Examined
  • Executed
  • Expanded
  • Experimented
  • Explored

 

  • Financed
  • Facilitated
  • Forecast
  • Formed
  • Formulated
  • Found
  • Founded
  • Gained
  • Generated
  • Governed
  • Guided
  • Headed
  • Hired
  • Hypothesized
  • Identified
  • Illustrated
  • Implemented
  • Improved
  • Increased
  • Influenced
  • Initiated
  • Installed
  • Instructed
  • Integrated
  • Interpreted
  • Interviewed
  • Invented
  • Investigated

 

  • Justified

 

  • Launched
  • Lectured
  • Led

 

  • Maintained
  • Managed
  • Marketed
  • Mentored
  • Molded
  • Monitored
  • Motivated
  • Navigated
  • Negotiated
  • Networked
  • Nursed

 

  • Obligated
  • Obtained
  • Operated
  • Optimized
  • Ordered
  • Organized
  • Overhauled
  • Overseen

 

  • Performed
  • Pioneered
  • Planned
  • Prepared
  • Prioritized
  • Processed
  • Produced
  • Programmed
  • Projected
  • Promoted
  • Proposed
  • Provided
  • Publicized
  • Realized
  • Recruited
  • Reduced
  • Referred
  • Reformed
  • Remodeled
  • Repaired
  • Represented
  • Researched
  • Resolved

 

  • Saved
  • Secured
  • Set Goals
  • Settled
  • Solved
  • Sponsored
  • Started
  • Stimulated
  • Strengthened
  • Supervised
  • Surveyed
  • Systematized

 

  • Trained

 

  • Unified
  • Upgraded

 

  • Validated

 

  • Won
  • Wrote

 

Phrases And Adjectives To Use

  • attentively
  • appropriate
  • clearly (writing, speaking, formulating)
  • concisely
  • effectively
  • openly
  • punctual
  • self-confident
  • sensitive
  • supportive
  • understanding
  • well thought-out
  • provide feedback
  • confidently┬áspeaking in public
  • meet deadlines
  • multi-tasking
  • leading groups and group discussions
  • makes decisions

 

What You Should NOT Write

The following phrases or items should not be included in a good and representative resume:

  • “I loved to…”
  • “I tried to…”
  • “References available.”
  • “My responsibilities included…”
  • “upon request”
  • Objectives instead of subjectives
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