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What Words Do Employers Look For In A Resume

Employers often look for words that demonstrate specific skills, experience, and qualities relevant to the job. Some examples of these words include:

  1. Leadership
  2. Problem-solving
  3. Communication
  4. Teamwork
  5. Analytical
  6. Results-driven
  7. Initiative
  8. Detail-oriented
  9. Technical
  10. Strategic

It's important to use these words in the context of your own experience and accomplishments to show how you possess these qualities. Additionally, including keywords relevant to the job posting can help your resume get past applicant tracking systems (ATS) and in front of a human recruiter.

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Volen Vulkov
Volen Vulkov is a resume expert and the co-founder of Enhancv. He applies his deep knowledge and experience to write about a career change, development, and how to stand out in the job application process.
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