Phrases used in a CV
As a general guiding principle, don't be shy. Be bold and be proud of who you are and what you can do..
Use strong professional-looking phrases in describing your personality, capabilities, experience and achievements. Ask yourself; in which way do I work? What is my way of thinking? What are my aims and goals? What have I already achieved? Where do I want to be?
For each statement that you use, ask yourself the question that the interviewer might ask: "...You're CV says that you are... - Can you give me an example of this in your work experience? Make sure you can think of a really good answer which provides evidence and proof of your description.
Use words like good, extremely, excellent, high, great, solid, energetic, active and tolerant.
Below you will find a more complete list of power phrases that will help you in creating a positive and immediate effect. However, it is important to include your own examples in order to make these general phrases more effective.
Useful phrases for describing your capabilities
able to work accurately and efficiently under pressure
Useful phrases to start your sentences with
You can also download this list of phrases in the downloads area.