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The average initial screening time for a candidate’s resume clocks in at just 7.4 seconds. With such little time to make an impression, it’s imperative your work achievements leap off the page.
Using weak or passive verbs (think: assisted, utilized, contr...
Verbs to use on your resume instead of ‘helped’ or ‘assisted’:
Executed, overhauled, identified, produced, instituted, incorporated, achieved, delivered, partnered, spearheaded, analyzed, incorporated, completed, advocated, resolved, developed, launched, boosted, leveraged, ch...
It’s also important to maintain a consistent verb tense throughout your resume.
Past tense is acceptable for all verbs, though you can describe your experience in a current job using present tense.
Be sure not to mix and match verb tenses within a single se...
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