Font size: Font face:

This is WND printer-friendly version of the article which follows.
To view this item online, visit http://www.wnd.com/2011/12/10-resume-buzzwords-can-sink-prospects/

10 resume 'buzzwords' can sink prospects

'I don't think there's too many people looking for creative accountants out there'

(WASHINGTONTIMES) — For job seekers, 10 popular words could be making their resumes “invisible.”

LinkedIn, a social network for professionals, released a study this month that shows the most overused buzzwords that tend to make your resume “blend in,” rather than stand out.

“There is nothing wrong with these key words,” said Jeff Kagan, a wireless and telecommunications industry analyst based in Atlanta. “The only problem is, everyone uses them.”

© Copyright 1997-2013. All Rights Reserved. WND.com.