Resumes

BEST/WORST RESUME WORDS SURVEY

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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.

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