Table of contents:
- Action words
- Descriptive words aren't bad either
- The words that appear in the job description
- Avoid empty adjectives
Lots of applicants, few jobs - it's important to stand out from the crowd! But which magic words can help you get your dream job? We have answers.
Lots of applicants, few jobs - it is essential to stand out on your CV and cover letter. Recruiters usually don't have much time to read through every email carefully, but a few phrases and keywords can help ensure that you are remembered and invited to an interview. The wrong words and phrases again? Can make you look unprofessional. But what magic words can help you get your dream job?
Use so-called action words to describe your talents and skills! So: weave action verbs into your sentences. Adapted, collaborated, developed, promoted, shared, improved, immersed, managed, organized, mastered, practiced, traveled, and so on are good examples! These terms make you sound like the "doer" that you are.
Descriptive words aren't bad either
The words that appear in the job description
Avoid empty adjectives
Your potential employer wants to know what you were responsible for and what skills you have acquired. Words like "interesting" or "without example" are rather out of place. Or let's put it this way: Ideally, you use these types of words to describe your work, which is far more powerful than applying them to yourself.