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Power Words

Power Words

When composing your resume or cover letter look for appropriate words to describe what you do. These “Power Words” emphasize and sell what you have to offer to a prospective company. Don’t over use them. Just enough to hi-light¬†key selling points.

Management Skills

  • administered
  • analyzed
  • assigned
  • attained
  • chaired
  • contracted
  • consolidated
  • coordinated
  • delegated
  • developed
  • directed
  • evaluated
  • executed
  • improved
  • increased
  • organized
  • oversaw
  • planned
  • prioritized
  • produced
  • recommended
  • reviewed
  • scheduled
  • strengthened
  • supervised
Clerical or Detail Skills

  • approved
  • arranged
  • catalogued
  • classified
  • collected
  • compiled
  • dispatched
  • executed
  • generated
  • implemented
  • inspected
  • monitored
  • operated
  • organized
  • prepared
  • processed
  • purchased
  • recorded
  • retrieved
  • screened
  • specified
  • systematized
  • tabulated
  • validated
Communication Skills

  • addressed
  • arbitrated
  • arranged
  • authored
  • corresponded
  • developed
  • directed
  • drafted
  • edited
  • enlisted
  • formulated
  • influenced
  • interpreted
  • lectured
  • mediated
  • moderated
  • motivated
  • negotiated
  • persuaded
  • promoted
  • publicized
  • reconciled
  • recruited
  • spoke
  • translated
  • wrote
Research Skills

  • clarified
  • collected
  • critiqued
  • diagnosed
  • evaluated
  • examined
  • extracted
  • identified
  • inspected
  • interpreted
  • interviewed
  • investigated
  • organized
  • reviewed
  • summarized
  • surveyed
  • systematized
Financial Skills

  • administered
  • allocated
  • analyzed
  • appraised
  • audited
  • balanced
  • budgeted
  • calculated
  • computed
  • developed
  • forecast
  • managed
  • marketed
  • planned
  • projected
  • researched
Helping Skills

  • assessed
  • assisted
  • clarified
  • coached
  • counseled
  • demonstrated
  • diagnosed
  • educated
  • expedited
  • facilitated
  • familiarized
  • guided
  • referred
  • rehabilitated
  • represented
Creative Skills

  • acted
  • conceptualized
  • created
  • designed
  • developed
  • directed
  • established
  • fashioned
  • founded
  • illustrated
  • introduced
  • invented
  • originated
  • performed
  • planned
  • revitalized
  • shaped
Teaching Skills

  • adapted
  • advised
  • clarified
  • coached
  • communicated
  • coordinated
  • developed
  • enabled
  • encouraged
  • evaluated
  • explained
  • facilitated
  • guided
  • informed
  • initiated
  • instructed
  • persuaded
  • set goals
  • stimulated
Technical Skills

  • assembled
  • built
  • calculated
  • computed
  • designed
  • devised
  • engineered
  • fabricated
  • maintained
  • operated
  • overhauled
  • programmed
  • remodeled
  • repaired
  • solved
  • trained
  • upgraded