Worse Resume Words? Not so Fast!
While at a recent business conference, I had an opportunity to ask four local employers their opinion of a using the words, “go to person”, “detail-oriented”, and “team worker”. Not a single employer had an issue with using these words as long as the applicant providing background information detailing the duties and responsibilities that caused you to be described in such a way. When applying direct to the employer without a recruiter involved, take the time to detail why you describe yourself with a particular phrase.
There is certainly merit to paying heed of the information recruiters provide concerning best and worse resume words or phrases. Computer programs designed to rule-out resumes with particular phrases, prior to anyone viewing the resume, is a major consideration when applying for employment. Today we have linked an article from the wallstreetjobreport.com which identifies ways to get around the computer screenings when applying through job recruiters.
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