BEST/WORST RESUME WORDS SURVEY
Background: StyleCareers.com surveyed 200 fashion industry recruiters and hiring managers for their opinion on words/phrases they like to see on resumes AND the words/phrases that, for a lack of a better term, annoy them.
1. THE BEST RESUME TERMS
Below is a list of strong verbs and terms job seekers use to help describe their experience and background. Please select all of those that you LIKE TO SEE on a candidate resume. There is an OTHER space if we are missing any.
2. THE WORST (most annoying) RESUME TERMS
Below is a list of cliche/over-used resume jargon. Please select all of those that YOU FIND ANNOYING on candidate resumes.
DON’T LET VERBIAGE STOP YOU FROM GETTING A JOB!
Update your resume and/or cover letter accordingly.