Action Verbs for YOUR Resume

Action verbs should be integrated throughout your resume.  They help an employer visualize your impact to an organization.  There are 2 types of action verbs: weak and strong…

Weak Action Verbs

Weak action verbs do not make an impact on your resume.  These should be removed from your resume and turned into a strong action verb that shows you took some action rather than just watched from the sidelines.  Examples of weak action verbs are:

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Matthew O'Brien

With over 20 years of experience in the digital media world, Matthew has worked for and with Fortune 500 businesses and has built companies from the start-up stage to exit strategy. He recently helped develop a data insight engine to bridge the gap between search, social, and mobile marketing to maximize the visibility, relevancy, and predictive success of online businesses.

Matthew is the founder of MINT Social, an award-winning digital marketing company that accelerates online marketing results to help businesses get found and thrive online. 

Matthew has developed an educational curriculum for Universities on social media for businesses, is a founding board member of the Arizona Innovation Marketing Association (AZIMA), a board member of HeroZona Foundation and on the advisory board (Vinnies) for St. Vincent de Paul - Phoenix.  Matthew is a mentor with ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, a speaker on social media and digital marketing, and is a subject matter expert with many online portals.

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