25 Words That You Should Not Use On Your Resume

If you are applying for a job you want your resume to stand out, and step one is to avoid using the buzz words that everybody else is using. They’re boring and writing that you are creative actually shows a lack of creativity. Rather than using meaningless phrases, link your skills to results that show you are competent. These are 25 words that you should not use on your resume.

25

Ninja (programming ninja, management ninja, etc)

Ninja (programming ninja, management ninja, etc)Source: finance.yahoo.com, Image: pixabay

It used to be cute, it’s not anymore.

24

Rock Star

Rock StarSource: resumegenius.com, Image: pixabay

See #25.


23

Dynamic

DynamicSource: businessinsider.com

Typically when people use this it doesn’t mean anything. It’s just filler that sounds good.

22

Experienced

ExperiencedSource: mashable.com

You should let your resume do the talking


21

Guru

GuruSource: finance.yahoo.com, Image: wikimedia.org

It’s in the same boat as ninja and rock star.



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