TIPS: Fine Tune Your Resume by Avoiding LinkedIn’s Top 10 Overused Buzzwords

By David Pastore
A recruiter recently posted the top ten overused buzzwords in LinkedIn profiles. As buzz wordsNicole Williams, LinkedIn’s career expert explains, you must dig into what gives you the quality that means “you are taking the time and exerting the effort to invest in and celebrate yourself. Using a general term that applies to the masses is a form of undermining yourself.”
LinkedIn’s Top 10 Overused Buzzwords:

  • Creative
  • Organizational
  • Effective
  • Motivated
  • Extensive experience
  • Track record
  • Innovative
  • Responsible
  • Analytical
  • Problem solving

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