100 Great Resume Words
Use action words and active voice in your resume to help grab the reader's attention.
The words you choose for your resume can help you catch the attention of a potential employer. It is important to use action words and to write in the "active voice" instead of "passive voice."
- Passive voice: "Monthly financial reports were generated by me." — BAD!
- Active voice: "I generated the monthly financial reports." — GOOD!
Here are some words you can use to make your resume more attention grabbing and dynamic:
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