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150 Powerful Verbs That Will Take Your Resume to the Next Level

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Summary: We have put together a list of the most powerful verbs you should use on your resume if you want to take it to the next level.

We understand how difficult it is to write a compelling resume, which is why we have built a list of the most powerful verbs you should put on your resume immediately. These verbs will impress hiring managers and get them to notice your accomplishments and work experience throughout your resume.

We have put the words in various groups based on what you are trying to say on the resume.

You Created a Project

Administered

Built

Charted

Created

Designed

Developed

Devised

Founded

Engineered

Established

Formalized

Formed

Formulated

Implemented

Incorporated

Initiated

Instituted

Introduced

Launched

Pioneered

Spearheaded

You Were in Charge of a Project

Chaired

Controlled

Coordinated

Executed

Headed

Operated

Orchestrated

Organized

Oversaw

Planned

Produced

Programmed

You Helped the Company Save Money or Time

Conserved

Consolidated

Decreased

Deducted

Diagnosed

Lessened

Reconciled

Reduced

Yielded

You Made an Improvement

Centralized

Clarified

Converted

Customized

Influenced

Integrated

Merged

Modified

Overhauled

Redesigned

Refined

Refocused

Rehabilitated

Remodeled

Reorganized

Replaced

Restructured

Revamped

Revitalized

Simplified

Standardized

Streamlined

Strengthened

Updated

Upgraded

Transformed

You Increased Revenue, Sales or Customer Satisfaction

Accelerated

Achieved

Advanced

Amplified

Boosted

Capitalized

Delivered

Enhanced

Expanded

Expedited

Furthered

Gained

Generated

Improved

Lifted

Maximized

Outpaced

Stimulated

Sustained

You Were the Manager of a Team or Department

Aligned

Cultivated

Directed

Enabled

Facilitated

Fostered

Guided

Hired

Inspired

Mentored

Mobilized

Motivated

Recruited

Regulated

Shaped

Supervised

Taught

Trained

Unified

United

You Took Care of Clients

Advised

Advocated

Arbitrated

Coached

Consulted

Educated

Fielded

Informed

Resolved

You Acquired Partners or Funding

Acquired

Forged

Navigated

Negotiated

Partnered

Secured

You Were Responsible for Research

Analyzed

Assembled

Assessed

Audited

Calculated

Discovered

Evaluated

Examined

Explored

Forecasted

Identified

Interpreted

Investigated

Mapped

Measured

Qualified

Quantified

Surveyed

Tested

Tracked

You Were in Charge of Regulation

Authorized

Blocked

Delegated

Dispatched

Enforced

Ensured

Inspected

Itemized

150 Powerful Verbs That Will Take Your Resume to the Next Level by
Authored by: Jim Vassallo