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Top 10 words to avoid using on your resume and on-line profile according to LinkedIn.

Top 10 words to avoid using on your resume and on-line profile according to LinkedIn.

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  • Resume Kill a ‘not another presentation’ presentation
  • Analyzed profiles of it’s 85 million determine the most clichéd and overused phrases. users to Source: By Bob Brown |/ Network World US | Published 14:40, 15 December 10
  • LinkedIn Top 10 BUZZwords
  • #10. Entrepreneurial
  • #9. Problem Solver
  • #8. Fast-paced
  • #7. Team Player
  • #6. Proven Track Record
  • #5. Dynamic
  • #4. Results-oriented
  • Multi-tasker #3. Motivated
  • #2. Innovative
  • #1. Extensive Experience
  • Why should I care about BUZZwords on my LinkedIn profile?
  • Q Do you or your company use social networks or social media to support your recruitment effort? Plan to begin Don't know this year 4% 9% No 14% Yes 73% Source: Jobvite 2010 Social Recruiting Survey
  • Q Which social media do you or your company use for recruiting? LinkedIn 78.3% Facebook 54.6% Twitter 44.8% Blog 18.7% YouTube 13.7% Myspace 5.4% None 14.4% Percentage of Survey Respondents Source: Jobvite 2010 Social Recruiting Survey
  • Q Q Have you successfully hired through a Through which network have you hired? social network? A A Yes LinkedIn 58.1% 89.4% Facebook 27.5% Twitter 14.2% Source: Jobvite 2010 Social Recruiting Survey
  • BUZZword
  • BUZZword
  • BUZZwords on their own do Waste nothing more than valuable real estate on a resume and your on-line profile.
  • Create BUZZ by balancing buzzwords with Achievements
  • Resume Success Formula A B=E
  • Resume Success Formula A B=E xperience & Education
  • Resume Success Formula A chievements B=E xperience & Education
  • Resume Success Formula A chievements B=E UZZ xperience & Education
  • Resume Success Formula A chievements B=E UZZ xperience & Education
  • Achievements = Uniqueness Everyone has BUZZwords. Separate yourself from the crowd.
  • Replace BUZZwords with KEYwords from the Employer’s job spec. Key Resume Tip
  • GOLDEN RULE Friends don’t let friends be a BUZZkill.
  • Be a FRIEND to your resume Remember – Friends don’t let friends be a BUZZ Kill.
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