SURVEY RESULTS: THE BEST AND WORST RESUME TERMSviews: 0
A few weeks ago we shared links on creating a results-oriented (achievements-based) resume. Today we’d like to share the BEST and WORST words/phrases to use on a results-oriented resume.
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.
BEST RESUME WORDS
The top 5 words/phrases that fashion industry recruiters LIKE to see on resumes?
1. Achieved 73.60%
2. Managed 60.40%
3. Created 60.40%
4. Trained/Mentored 58.10%
5. Improved 55.80%
WORST RESUME WORDS
The top 5 words/phrases that ANNOY fashion industry recruiters when they see them on resumes?
1. Passion for Fashion 76.90%
2. Go-getter 54.70%
3. Think outside of the box 42.00%
4. Synergy 29.30%
5. Go-to person 29.30%
DON’T LET VERBIAGE STOP YOU FROM GETTING A JOB!
Visit www.stylecareers.com/words.htm to see the full results.