Assess Your Resume
When you read your resume, are you proud to say that it represents you? Does your resume need a makeover? Review it with these tips in mind…
- Does your resume target your audience?
- Is your resume attractive, consistent, error-free and easy to read?
- Do you DEMONSTRATE what you have to offer?
If your resume is TARGETED, ATTRACTIVE and DEMONSTRATES what you have to offer, it will be more than a TAD above the rest!
accelerated, accomplished, achieved, acquired, acted, adapted, added, adjusted, administered, advanced, advised, advocated, allocated, altered, amended, amplified, analyzed, anticipated, appointed, appraised, approved, appointed, arbitrated, arranged, assembled, assessed, assigned, assessed, assured, attracted, audited, augmented, authored, authorized, automated, awarded
balanced, bargained, bought, briefed, broadened, brought, budgeted, built
calculated, capitalized, captured, cataloged, centralized, challenged, chaired, changed, charted, chose, circulated, clarified, classified, cleared, closed, co-authored, collaborated, collected, combined, commissioned, committed, communicated, compared, compiled, complied, completed, composed, computed, conceived, conceptualized, concluded, condensed, conducted, conferred, considered, consolidated, constructed, consulted, contracted, contrasted, contributed, contrived, controlled, converted, convinced, coordinated, corrected, corresponded, counseled, counted, created, critiqued, cultivated
dealt, decentralized, decided, decreased, defined, delegated, demonstrated, described, designated, designed, determined, developed, devised, devoted, diagrammed, diagnosed, directed, discovered, discussed, dispatched, displayed, dissembled, distinguished, distributed, diversified, divested, documented, doubled, drafted
earned, edited, elected, eliminated, employed, enabled, encouraged, endorsed, enforced, engaged, engineered, enhanced, enlarged, enlisted, enriched, ensured, established, estimated, evaluated, examined, exceeded, exchanged, executed, exercised, expanded, expedited, explained, explored, exposed, extended, extracted, extrapolated
facilitated, fashioned, fielded, figured, financed, forecasted, formalized, formed, formulated, fortified, founded, framed, fulfilled, functioned, furnished
gained, gathered, gauged, gave, generated, governed, graded, granted, greeted, grouped, guided
halved, handled, headed, hired
identified, illustrated, illuminated, implemented, improved, improvised, inaugurated, incorporated, increased, incurred, indexed, influenced, informed, initiated, innovated, inquired, inspected, inspired, installed, instigated, instilled, instituted, instructed, interfaced, interpreted, interviewed, introduced, invented, inventoried, invested, investigated, invited, isolated, issued
J, K, L
joined, judged, kept, launched, learned, leased, lectured, led, licensed, logged
made, maintained, managed, mapped, marketed, matched, maximized, measured, mediated, merged, minimized, modeled, modified, modernized, monitored, motivated, moved, multiplied
named, navigated, negotiated, noticed, nurtured, offset, opened, operated, orchestrated, ordered, organized, oriented, originated, overhauled, oversaw
paid, participated, passed, patterned, penalized, perceived, performed, permitted, persuaded, pinpointed, pioneered, placed, planned, polled, prepared, presented, preserved, presided, prevented, priced, printed, prioritized, probed, processed, procured, produced, profiled, programmed, projected, promoted, prompted, proposed, proved, provided, publicized, published, purchased, pursued
quantified, questioned, quoted
raised, ranked, rated, received, recommended, reconciled, recorded, recovered, recruited, rectified, redesigned, reduced, referred, refined, regulated, reinforced, reinstated, rejected, related, remedied, remodeled, renegotiated, reorganized, replaced, repaired, reported, represented, requested, researched, resolved, responded, restored, restructured, resulted, retained, retrieved, revamped, revealed, reversed, reviewed, revised, revitalized, rewarded, routed
safeguarded, saved, scheduled, screened, secured, segmented, selected, separated, settled, shaped, showed, signed, simplified, sold, solved, sorted, sparked, spearheaded, specified, speculated, spoke, spread, stabilized, staffed, staged, standardized, steered, stimulated, strategized, streamlined, strengthened, stressed, structured, studied, succeeded, substantiated, substituted, summarized, superseded, supervised, supplied, supported, surpassed, surveyed, synchronized, synthesized, systematized
tabulated, tackled, tailored, targeted, taught, tested, testified, tightened, traded, trained, transacted, transcribed, transferred, transformed, translated, traveled, treated, trimmed, tripled, turned, tutored
U, V, W
uncovered, undertook, unified, united, updated, upgraded, used, validated, valued, verbalized, verified, viewed, visited, waged, weighed, widened, won, worked, wrote
Soft Skills List
respect for others
take constructive criticism
work well under pressure