Hi Folks,

It's time to review our resuming writing skills & finding the right words to describe your skills, experience, ability is important. Below is a list of magic words, action verbs that your résumé can't do without. We offer them to you with three suggestions: use them wisely, don't try use them all.

Happy hunting,

Rajat

Accounted

Achieved

Adjusted

Administered

Analyzed

Assigned

Assisted

Attained

Budgeted

Calculated

Chaired

Coached

Communicated

Compared

Compiled

Completed

Conceived

Conducted

Coordinated

Counseled

Defined

Delegated

Demonstrated

Designed

Determined

Developed

Devised

Diagnosed

Directed

Disseminated

Drafted

Edited

Encouraged

Established

Estimated

Evaluated

Expedited

Facilitated

Forecasted

Formulated

Founded

Governed

Guided

Helped

Identified

Implemented

Improved

Influenced

Initiated

Inspected

Installed

Instructed

Interacted

Introduced

Interpreted

Interviewed

Joined

Judged

Led

Maintained

Managed

Mapped

Molded

Motivated

Negotiated

Operated

Organized

Originated

Perfected

Perfected

Performed

Persuaded

Planned

Prepared

Presented

Presided

Produced

Programmed

Projected

Promoted

Proposed

Recommended

Reconciled

Reported

Researched

Resolved

Reviewed

Scheduled

Selected

Solved

Summarized

Supervised

Taught

Tested

Trained

Troubleshot

Updated

Utilized

Verified

Wrote

From India, Pune
PROFESSIONALS AND BUSINESSES PARTICIPATING IN DISCUSSION
Rajat Joshi
Hr Consulting ,trainer -creative Thinking
Numerouno
Principal Hr Consultant (ohs&w)

I could only find 2 suggestions with this list of magic words! :) Reminds me of the joke that goes; "There are 3 kinds of people in this world. Those who can count, and those who can’t".
From Australia, Ballarat
Ha ha ..that waz a gud one...

Further to this find ...

Resume Writing : Sample Resumes

Example #1

Full Name

Street Address

City, State, Zip

Home Phone Number

Objective: Marketing/Sales Manager

Summary of Qualifications:

Strong experience with Sales and Marketing, Public Relations, Publicity, National Media Planning, Customer Relations, and Major Accounts.

Education:

M.B.A. - Finance, 1985, College / University, City, State

B.A. - English, 1983, College /University, City, State

Employment:



a.. 12/92 to Present: Sales Representative, Company, City, State

Primary responsibilities:

Publications and computer service sales in the Upper New York Territory for this leading Publishing House. Clients ranged from CPA's and Colleges to large Law Firms, Municipal, State and Federal Agencies. Activities centered on Sales and Renewal of a line of tropical Tax and Business Law Books; New Market Development; and, Customer Relations.

Major accomplishments:

Increased territory sales 400+% from $3,000,000 in '93 to $12,000,000 in '98 despite territory shrinkage; and, successfully replaced leading competitors at major accounts.



a.. 7/85 to 12/92: Company, City, State

Manager of Sales Development, 8/90 to 12/92

Major activities:

Publicity and marketing management activities at the New York Marketing Division of this leading Company. Primarily, this involved supervising all Media Publicity and Community Public Relations; and assisting Corporate Management in development of National Media Plans.

Major achievement:

Substantially increased Media Coverage from primarily regional to national coverage.



a.. Publicity Writer, 7/85 to 8/90

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Example #2

Full Name

Street Address

City, State, Zip

Home Phone Number

Objective: Administrative Assistant

Education:

Business-Major, College, 6/82 to 6/83, City, State

Skills:

Office Skills: Typing 68WPM, 10 key Adding Machine, Copiers, Phone Systems, light dictation

Computer Skills: Word Perfect 5.1, Lotus 1-2-3, Dbase IV

Employment:



a.. 10/92 to Present: Administrative Assistant, Company, City, State

Administrative support to Vice President of Engineering; responsible for maintaining all FCC Licensing for the Company; maintained database of all transmitter sites; corresponded with channel users; updated monthly sales reports; ordered office supplies; made travel arrangements; and, provided all administrative support for the rest of the Engineering Department.



a.. 10/89 to 07/92: Executive Secretary, Company, City, State

Compiled and updated correspondence for General Manager; maintained monthly Profit/Loss and major 100 Depository Reports for the Branch; assisted the Loan Officers in obtaining Financial Statements, Tax Returns and Insurance information; and, performed various customer service functions.



a.. 03/86 to 08/89: Administrative Assistant, Company, City, State

Responsibilities included administrative support; Accounts Payable; bank deposits and reconciliation; petty cash; expense reports; cash advances; purchasing and discrepancies with Accounts Receivable; typed necessary correspondence and investment contracts; and, maintained totals of daily and monthly brokerage income.



a.. 07/83 to 03/86: Secretary, Company, City, State

Responsibilities included: answering the phones; managed property schedules for Agents; collections; newspaper advertising; and, typed necessary correspondence.

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Example #3

Full Name

Street Address

City, State, Zip

Home Phone Number

Objective: Digital Signal Processing

Summary of Skills:

Extensive knowledge of remote sensing systems and communications systems. Strong skills in statistical analysis, data reduction and trend tracking. Proven presentation skills to internal staff and customers.

Education:

BSEE, 06/1991, College / University, City, State

Employment:



a.. 10/93 to 07/95: Software Engineer, Company, City, State

Working with a team to develop products and support customers in emerging market for semiconductor manufacturing CAD software.

Developed software product, a spreadsheet-based tool for visualization and statistical analysis of integrated circuit manufacturing test data. Wrote code in C under UNIX/X Windows, including API development, testing and debugging. Prepared product documentation and provided ongoing support.



a.. 07/91 to 10/93: Member of Research Staff, Company, City, State

Worked as a member of a team for the development and implementation of novel digital filtering and signal extraction algorithms and computer codes.

Conducted a noise study and produced a report which determined data quality requirements for a major sensor system modification. Developed standards for running data filtering codes, which enabled consistent comparison of front-end data processing algorithms. Expanded test databases by implementing an automatic data translation software package, and conducted numerous briefings for customers and internal senior staff.

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Example #4

Full Name

Street Address

City, State, Zip

Home Phone Number

Position: Manufacturing Engineer

Profile:

Experienced in manufacturing processes from assembly and soldering, to machining, hands on problem solving, cost estimating, technical writing, blueprint and specification interpretation, cost reduction techniques, and quality requirements. Coordinated manufacturing projects and cooperated with all levels from top management through mid levels and hourly personnel to meet company goals. Familiar with ISO 9001 and QS 9000.

Education and Seminar:

BS-Industrial Engineering, 1989, College / University, City, State

Various Seminars: DOE, True Positing, Value Engineering, SPC, ISO 9000

Employment:

12/89 to Present: Manufacturing Engineer, Major Corporation, City, State

Responsible for the development and documentation of manufacturing procedures, creation of product structures and

quoting. Justified equipment purchases, performed capability studies using SPC techniques, and, assisted in the

implementation of manufacturing control software system.



a.. Improved accuracy in quotes resulting in a cost avoidance of over $600,000.

b.. Suggested procedural changes that resulted in a direct labor savings in excess of $350,000 per year.

c.. Established and maintained labor standards.

d.. Standardized manufacturing instructions for the shop floor.

Manufacturing Engineer, Company, City, State

Responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing process for a $60 million per year company. Directed up to 15 Manufacturing Engineers to ensure timely completion of projects, from released drawings into established production cycles, set up new departments, production lines, and trained new employees.



a.. Reduced programming and set-up times by 90% through standardization.

b.. Selected to initiate Value Improvement Team concepts in product design reviews, both internally and with customer

c.. representatives.

d.. Initiated new tooling concepts and worked with designs to develop tools.

Implemented corrective actions for discrepant parts.

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Source: http://humanware-india.com <link updated to site home>

From India, Pune

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