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Highly Abused Resume Phrases

From Real Simple magazine. The six most highly abused phrases on resumes and profiles, according to research by LinkedIn, the professional networking site: "Proven track record" "Problem solver" Fast paced" "Due diligence" "Cutting edge" "Results-oriented" In addition, while women tend to overuse "attention to detail", men apparently do quite a lot of "disaster recovery." Good to keep in mind while updating your resume, if it's an overused phrase it's not doing anything for you. Find a better way to share that information. Okay, since I'm a problem solver with a proven track record, I'm off to do some results-oriented fast paced disaster recovery with great attention to detail...