The 10 Worst Resume Phrases

Here are the worst 10 boilerplate phrases - the ones to seek out and destroy in your resume as soon as possible:
  • Results-oriented professional
  • Cross-functional teams
  • More than [x] years of progressively responsible experience
  • Superior (or excellent) communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Met or exceeded expectations
  • Proven track record of success
  • Works well with all levels of staff
  • Team player
  • Bottom-line orientation

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