Resume Keywords to Include or Avoid

Feb 24, 2017Interesting Articles

Below is an excerpt from an eFinancial Careers article.  The article details how to effectively show your achievements and the value you can add by using the appropriate keywords and jargon on your resume.  Citing several authorities on resume writing and hiring, this article is geared towards individuals in the banking industry, but is broadly relevant for those in the market for an internship or job.

“‘We see plenty of bullet points that start with words like ‘worked’, ‘helped’ and ‘supported’ – phrases like these are lazy and really don’t add any value to a CV, especially when you compare a resume before and after it’s been properly thought out and proofed,’ de la Cruz said.”

Read the full article here

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