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Action Verbs

Brown arrow 21 Written by Nathan Parcells on May 20, 2010

A Few Hundred Action Verbs that will Help Make Your Resume Jump Off the Page

These resume action verbs can help make your resume sound punchy and to the point.  Remember though that a resume works best by showing rather then telling.  While this list of verbs can help you articulate your skills , it is important to use numerical data to help reinforce your resume strengths.

We have put our action verbs into a downloadable list so that you can easily refer back to them when trying to cater your resume to different employers.  The verbs are broken into seven major internship categories to help you identify words that will match well with the type of position you are applying for.

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