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ADJECTIVES

 

Adjectives bring you to life!  Let the reader know who you are.  They will be particularly helpful in your opening paragraph (if you have one).  You can also use them in highlight bullets at the top of your resume to showcase your personal attributes and strengths. 

Like this:

  • Professional
  • Organized
  • Energetic
  • Takes initiative

This list is by no means complete, but you get the idea. 

Accomplished Fast Learner Outgoing
Adaptable Friendly Passionate
Aggressive Good Listener Perceptive
Ambitious Helpful Perspicacious
Analytical Industrious Political
Approachable Innovative Positive
Assertive Energetic Precise
Astute Engaging Professional
Autonomous Enterprising Punctual
Bilingual Enthusiastic Quick Study
Collaborative Inspiring Respected
Confident Intelligent Respectful
Conscientious Inventive Senior
Consultative Kind Smart
Creative Leader Strategic
Curious Logical Successful
Decisive Loyal Supportive
Dedicated Meticulous Talented
Detail-oriented Motivated Team player
Determined Open Trilingual
Diligent Organized Trustworthy