Know Which Words To Use On Your Resume For Different Job Openings

Know Which Words to Use on Your Resume for Different Job Openings

If you like a job opening but don't think your resume will get you an interview, you probably aren't using the right words. Tweaking your CV with keywords related to different types of positions can get you through the door.

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While there are some buzzwords you should avoid, The Daily Muse has helpfully made a cheat sheet of key things to write in your resume for various job requirements, such as team player, leader, creative, strong communicator, analytical thinker and so on.

For example, the recommended words for a creative positions are:

Introduce, initiate, solve, create, implement, design, launch, pioneer, innovate

You shouldn't just arbitrarily use these, of course. The Daily Muse backs our old advice of tying your words to results, and shows how to do that for each position. Check out the full post below to know the dos and don'ts of resume-writing for various job openings.

Here's How to Tweak Your Resume to Prove You're the Perfect Fit [The Daily Muse]

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    I'd love to know where that resume template can be found!!!

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