You don't want to have the same resume everyone else has do you? Didn't think so. Use this handout to find terms that may be a bit overused.
Most Overused Resume Words
What term has the distinction of being the most overused in a resume or cover letter? "Extensive experience" leads the top-10 list of overused terms in the United States. Others in that group include "dynamic," "proven track record," "team player," "fast-paced," "problem solver" and "entrepreneurial." Here's the full list of 40, in alphabetical order: