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Career Development Center

Resume "Action Verbs"

The following are sample action verbs to assist you in developing your resume, grouped by skill set:

CLERICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE:
Approved
Arranged
Cataloged
Classified
Collected
Compiled
Dispatched
Executed
Generated
Implemented
Indexed
Inspected
Monitored
Operated
Organized
Prepared
Processed
Purchased
Recorded
Retrieved
Scheduled
Screened
Specified
Systematized
Tabulated
Unified
Validated
COMMUNICATION:
Addressed
Arbitrated
Arranged
Authored
Collaborated
Convinced
Corresponded
Developed
Directed
Drafted
Edited
Enlisted
Formulated
Influenced
Interpreted
Justified
Lectured
Mediated
Moderated
Negotiated
Persuaded
Promoted
Publicized
Reconciled
Recruited
Spoke
Translated
Wrote
CREATIVE:
Acted
Built
Conceptualized
Constructed
Customized
Designed
Developed
Directed
Established
Fashioned
Founded
Illustrated
Initiated
Instituted
Integrated
Introduced
Invented
Originated
Performed
Pioneered
Planned
Revitalized
Shaped
FINANCIAL/ANALYTICAL:
Administered
Allocated
Analyzed
Appraised
Audited
Balanced
Budgeted
Calculated
Computed
Developed
Forecasted
Managed
Marketed
Planned
Projected
Researched
HELPING/SOCIAL SERVICE:
Advocated
Assessed
Clarified
Coached
Counseled
Demonstrated
Diagnosed
Educated
Empowered
Expedited
Facilitated
Familiarized
Guided
Modeled
Motivated
Referred
Rehabilitated
Represented
LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT:
Achieved
Administered
Anticipated
Assigned
Consolidated
Contracted
Coordinated
Delegated
Developed
Directed
Evaluated
Executed
Increased
Led
Organized
Oversaw
Planned
Prioritized
Produced
Recommended
Reviewed
Scheduled
Strengthened
Supervised
RESEARCH:
Analyzed
Clarified
Collected
Critiqued
Diagnosed
Evaluated
Examined
Experimented
Extracted
Handled
Identified
Inspected
Interpreted
Interviewed
Investigated
Measured
Observed
Organized
Researched
Reviewed
Summarized
Surveyed
Systematized
TEACHING/TRAINING:
Adapted
Advised
Clarified
Coached
Communicated
Coordinated
Demystified
Developed
Enabled
Encouraged
Evaluated
Explained
Facilitated
Guided
Informed
Inspired
Instructed
Motivated
Persuaded
Set Goals
Sparked
Stimulated
Strengthened
Trained


Loyola

Career Development Center · Sullivan Center for Student Services · 6339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.7716 · E-mail: CareerCenter@luc.edu

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