Top 10 Worst Words to Use on Your Resume.
Recruiters have confirmed my suspicions! Recently, a survey of more than 2,200 hiring managers revealed the worst words you can use on your resume. Below you’ll find the top 10 offenders:

1. Best of breed

2. Go-getter

3. Think outside of the box

4. Synergy

5. Go-to person

6. Thought leadership

7. Value add

8. Results-driven

9. Team player

10. Bottom-line

11. Hard worker

A list made up mostly of soft skills that we’re told by many experts we should include on our resumes. The problem with soft skills is that they tend to end up making us sound like every other job seeker on the market. So what’s a job seeker to do? Switch it up! Focus on keywords, quantifiable achievements, and unique successes.