Which English words should you never use on your CV?
8 overused words that make recruiters yawn
2. Team player
4. Hard worker
5. Strategic thinker
It's far better to describe your accomplishments specifically. Use words like “improved” and “created” and provide a specific explanation of exactly what you did, including numbers whenever possible. In other words, instead of saying you are results-driven, show the results you achieved.
8 boastful words you should remove from your CV
6. Well rounded
7. Well balanced
The common denominator in all these words is that they are “praising adjectives”, i.e. words we hope others would use about us but which are not a good idea to use about ourselves.
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