How tired jargon can doom a job search

03/13/2014 | CBS MoneyWatch

Using cliche terms such as "go-getter" and "think outside the box" on resumes and cover letters can doom a job search, Rosemary Haefner, vice president of human resources at CareerBuilder, advises. Haefner recommends candidates use clear terms such as "achieved," "improved" or "created." "Subjective terms and cliches are seen as negative because they don't convey real information," she says.

View Full Article in:

CBS MoneyWatch

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI