The words you use on your resume are very important in portraying your skills and abilities to an employer. Use appropriate action words to make your resume stand out!
List of action words (downloadable PDF file)
Often we have jobs or experiences that have given us valuable knowledge but are not related to our career related goals. These experiences are still valuable if you focus on the skills you gained that could be transferred to your career area. Use the transferable skills list to brainstorm ways to market those experiences.
List of transferable skills (downloadable PDF file)