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What are Resume Power Words?Resume Power Words / Resume Action Words /Resume Action Verbswhatever you want tocall these words (they are verbsResumeVerbs)This is where the magic happens!These Resume Verbssprinkled liberallythroughout your CV / Resume will addActionEmotionGravitasPowerOne of these Resume Power Words willreplace 2/3/or 4 other wordsina sentence, instantlymaking you concise and compelling.A basic exampleSay I am a widget salesman discussing my last yearperformance. I could say20052006 I sold 1000 widgets against my annual target of 750 widgets,beating my target by over 133%, and so qualified for convention clubholiday trip.A good CV / Resume sentence in that it providesclear quantifiedperformance,But no real sparkle or pizzazz.2005/6 Over-achieved against target of 750 widgets by 133%, selling 1000widgets and winning convention club.Much betterfaster to the pointwith more punch.05/06 smashed target by 133% sold 750 widgets, won top achievers club.Better againfits on one line,concise andtells the readeryou are thetop achiever.You do havebe carefulthough replacingsmashedin our example withannihilatedmaybe going to far.Hopefully you have an imaginary picture of whom you are writing for,choose what they would want.Keep on fine tuningIts worth it.List of Resume Power Words / Resume ActionVerbsThe following alphabetical list ofResume Verbs / Resume Action Wordsis a great resource.Use these words to transform your CV / Resume into a concise, authoritative and trulycompelling marketing tool for you.Free Resume Templates
BBalanced, began, benchmarked, benefited, bid, billed, blended, blocked, bolstered, boosted,bought, branded, bridged, broadened, brought, budgeted, built

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