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35 Phrases That Will Improve Your Resume

These phrases are sure to make you stand out from the rest!

➪ Make sure you include some of these phrases in your resume:

COMMUNICATION

  • writes clearly/concisely
  • speaks effectively
  • listens attentively
  • openly expresses ideas
  • leads group discussions
  • provides feedback
  • confidently speaks in public
  • gathers appropriate information

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS

  • detail-oriented
  • punctual
  • coordinates tasks
  • meets deadlines
  • multi-tasks
  • sets goals
  • manages projects effectively

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • works well with others
  • supportive
  • motivates others
  • shares credit
  • cooperates
  • understands feelings
  • self-confident

MANAGEMENT SKILLS

  • leads group
  • delegates responsibility
  • directs others
  • takes charge
  • enforces policies
  • implements decisions

RESEARCH AND PLANNING

  • creates ideas
  • predicts
  • identifies problems
  • analyzes issues
  • defines needs
  • assesses situations
  • develops strategies

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