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50 Action Verbs That Will Spice Up Your Resume

WSI Blog- 50 action verbs to spice up your resume

Let’s face it, writing a resume is no easy feat. Coming up with new words to describe the work you’ve done can leave you feeling uninspired and redundant. Managed, handled, responsible for, led, etc. – we’ve heard them all before. It’s time to get a little creative! Here’s a list of verbs you can use to spice up your resume while showing off your accomplishments.

If you….

Managed a Team

  1. Aligned
  2. Cultivated
  3. Directed
  4. Enabled
  5. Guided
  6. Motivated
  7. Shaped
  8. Trained
  9. Supervised
  10. Regulated

Supported Customers

  1. Informed
  2. Consulted
  3. Coached
  4. Advocated
  5. Resolved
  6. Addressed
  7. Promoted
  8. Explained
  9. Clarified
  10. Improved

Improved Something

  1. Clarified
  2. Integrated
  3. Merged
  4. Modified
  5. Reorganized
  6. Revamped
  7. Simplified
  8. Upgraded
  9. Transformed
  10. Replaced

Created a Project

  1. Built
  2. Developed
  3. Founded
  4. Created
  5. Formulated
  6. Launched
  7. Introduced
  8. Pioneered
  9. Administered
  10. Established

Achieved Something

  1. Completed
  2. Showcased
  3. Earned
  4. Succeeded
  5. Targeted
  6. Surpassed
  7. Demonstrated
  8. Attained
  9. Exceeded
  10. Reached

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