Top Overused Resume Buzzwords

12.28.2010
HR & Safety

LinkedIn has compiled the top overused resume buzzwords for the past year, based on 85 million users’ profiles. In the U.S.:

  1. Extensive experience
  2. Innovative
  3. Motivated
  4. Results-oriented
  5. Dynamic
  6. Proven track record
  7. Team player
  8. Fast-paced
  9. Problem solver
  10. Entrepreneurial

LinkedIn also reported on worldwide trends, finding the most overused phrase in a number of other countries:

  • Extensive experienceUSA, Canada, Australia
  • DynamicBrazil, India, Spain
  • MotivatedUK
  • InnovativeFrance, Germany, Italy, Netherlands

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