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Good phrases to use in your resume

It can be hard to know how to phrase your strengths in your resume. Using the wrong choice of words can mean that the reader doesn't truly understand how you can help them. Here are some good suggestions.

Communication skills

"Writes clearly and concisely."
"Speaks effectively."
"Openly expresses ideas."
"Speaks confidently in public."

Interpersonal skills

"Works well with others."
"Delegates effectively."

Management skills

"Leads groups."
"Counsels and coaches."
"Manages conflict."
"Directs others."
"Takes charge."

Organization skills

"Detail oriented."
"Manages projects effectively."
"Sets goals."
"Meets deadlines."

Action words


A career coach can help you choose the right phrases for your resume.

You might also be interested in reading: The complete guide to creating a resume.