Looking for a new job? Here are the 10 words you should never use on your CV

Thursday 21 January 2016 11:00
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Following the busy Christmas period and the fresh start that the new year brings, January is the most popular month of the year to look for a new job.

But if you're dusting off that Microsoft Word document and firing off a few applications, there are certain words that you should most definitely avoid littering your CV with.

According to professional networking site LinkedIn, these are the top 10 "buzzwords", or overused words, on job applications...

1. Motivated

2. Creative

3. Enthusiastic

4. Track record

5. Passionate

6. Successful

7. Driven

8. Leadership

9. Strategic

10. Extensive experience

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