These words are on almost every CV.  They are popular, and everyone thinks they should use them.

But they are empty, and they say nothing about you.  Kill them, and replace them with something else:

  • responsible for
  • experienced
  • excellent written communication skills
  • team player
  • detail-oriented
  • successful

Why are they empty, and what should you say instead?  Click here for the answers.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, Bucharest, and Sofia for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.