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20 Power Words to Help You Build the Best Resume


Maybe you graduated college last spring and are still on the job hunt. Perhaps you’re currently looking for the perfect fall internship. Heck, maybe you just want to start working on your resume because you’re a superbly driven individual. Regardless of your status, at some point you’re going to have to sit down to write out all your academic and profession accomplishments, and it’ll prove to be a more daunting task then you ever thought possible.

Your resume speaks for you — it’s essentially the first impression you’ll make on a potential employer. So don’t you want it to be an accurate reflection of your numerous qualifications, not just something you slapped together in 15 minutes? Below you’ll find 20 words that are proven to pique employers’ interests when they scan through a stack of resumes. Enticing vocab is just one more thing that’ll help you stand out from the pack.

[Lead image via andia /Shutterstock; Infographic via CareerBliss]