Karen Burns wrote on U.S. News Money, speaking on careers, an article entitled “50 Buzzwords You Shouldn’t Use On Your resume” and was posted November 17, 2010.
She lists a bunch of commonly misused buzzwords you should avoid and why. Cited reasons include “They’re vague.” and “…look like everyone else’s.” To sell yourself, make your resume stand out she advises. Do so by showing not telling. It’s what I call walk the talk, not just talk the talk. Action your speech, or put your money (proof) where your mouth is at.
Read the entire list of buzzwords.