Descriptive Words to Build Your Resume

 

 

The following words are descriptive words commonly utilized when building your resume. Use the words that are targeted toward the opportunity you desire.  These are just a few of many words you can use.

 

– Adaptable, Ambitious, Analytical, Assertive

 

– Capable, Cheerful, Competent, Conscientious, Courteous

 

– Dependable, Discreet

 

– Eager, Efficient, Energetic, Enthusiastic, Expressive

 

– Flexible, Formal, Friendly

 

– Helpful, Humorous

 

– Imaginative, Independent, Intelligent, Industrious, Intuitive

 

– Kind, Loyal

 

– Mature, Methodical, Modest, Motivated

 

– Open-Minded, Optimistic, Original

 

– Patient, Persistent, Positive

 

– Quick Learner

 

– Reliable, Resourceful, Responsible

 

– Self-Confident, Sincere, Steady, Strong, Spontaneous

 

– Tactful, Tenacious, Thrifty, Trustworthy

 

– Unselfish, Versatile, Well-Organized

 

These Basic Skills are utilized in the workplace.  Some of these words describe your work habits and some will not.  Use the words that best describe you on your resume and just ignore the words that do not apply.

 

The following words are called Adaptive Skills:

 

– Accepts supervision

 

– Gets along with co-workers

 

– Gets things done on time

 

– Good attendance record

 

– Honest

 

– Industrious

 

– Accurate

 

– Professional

 

– Productive

 

– Provides leadership

 

– Punctual

 

– Solves problems

 

The more positive and descriptive you are when building your resume, the more likely you are to get interviews.  Keep in mind that your resume is basically your ticket to your interview.

 

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