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Like other career fields, medical professionals use many of the standard action verbs found across other job titles and industries.

Some of the most common are managed, formalized, directed, streamlined, and so on.

When it comes to medical professionals, however, such as nurses, doctors, and so on, several other action verbs could be used to represent the …

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Starter words are those magical words that “start” each sentence of your resume. So most often, starter words within your resume are action verbs.

Take the following sentences as examples:

* Led the security initiatives and infrastructure projects that supported the daily IT activities for more than 33,000 end-users at 12 national and international offices.

* Manage a …

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SUBSTITUTE TEACHER / EDUCATOR / PROGRAM DEVELOPER

Certified Teacher (Grades 1-8); Concentration on Science and Basic Social Block Teaching

Teaching professional with method and student teaching experience obtained in an elementary school setting. Student-focused academic professional with hands-on training and the drive to educate young minds utilizing proven and new technological teaching techniques.

Provide curriculum tutoring and guidance …

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Well, it depends.

True. Most resumes are one or two pages. But like everything else, there can be different answers to the resume length question. For example, it’s not uncommon for an executive to have a three-page resume. Individuals who are academic heavy, such as scientists and those in research/development could have a resume even longer …

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A resume should tell the reader what is relevant … and no more.  A resume SHOULD NEVER be a full account of every place you’ve ever worked, and every task you’ve ever done. So if you’re fooling yourself into thinking that your resume needs to be a full works of your professional career, you’re very …

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What’s all the fuss about resumes these days?

No doubt, resumes have changed dramatically, just over the last 5 years alone.

So, why all the improvements to something so seemingly simple in purpose?

Here are a few examples of what’s changed:

First, talent management systems (TMS) have entered the hiring process.

Think of TMSs as nothing more than a …

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When it comes to action verbs for teachers, there are several great options to choose from.

For example, here’s a sizable list of action verbs (what some call power words) to include within your teacher’s resume:

Advised
Aided
Appointed
Arranged
Authored
Authorized
Certified
Chaired
Circulated
Coached
Communicated
Conferred
Consulted
Counseled
Discussed
Edited

Educated
Encouraged
Evaluated
Explained
Facilitated
Fostered
Gathered
Granted
Guided
Helped
Illustrated
Influenced
Informed
Instilled
Instructed
Interpreted
Interviewed
Introduced
Lectured
Led
Mediated
Mentored
Moderated
Motivated
Organized
Oriented
Participated
Performed
Personalized
Persuaded
Planned
Prepared
Presented
Prioritized
Produced
Programmed
Read
Recorded
Referred
Represented
Researched
Reviewed
Scheduled
Set up
Shaped
Spoke
Stimulated
Studied
Summarized
Supervised
Supported
Taught
Tested
Trained
Translated
Tutored
Volunteered
Wrote

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Having the keywords and key phrases within your resume has become a mandatory requirement.

Your resume in relation to talent management systems (previously referred to as resume management systems) is much like a website in the eyes of Google. When individuals input certain keywords into an online search box, ideally the most relevant websites are shown …

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The following is a growing list of actions verbs perfect for accounting and finance folks, such as analysts, accountants, clerks, chief financial officers, controllers, and so on.

List of Actions Verbs for Those in Accounting & Finance Positions

Accounted
Adjusted
Administered
Aged
Allocated
Analyzed
Appraised
Approved
Assessed
Audited
Balanced
Budgeted
Calculated
Cashed
Certified
Charged
Claimed
Closed
Collected
Complied
Controlled
Coordinated
Corrected
Credited
Depreciated
Directed
Distributed
Entered
Examined
Expended
Financed
Fixed
Forecasted
Identified
Inventoried
Investigated
Invoiced
Justified
Managed
Migrated
Organized
Paid
Planned
Posted
Prepared
Processed
Projected
Received
Reconciled
Recorded
Recovered
Reported
Researched
Reviewed
Setup
Standardized
Taxed
Traced
Tracked
Verified

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