So you say you're motivated? Well, so is everyone else.
According to a recent LinkedIn study assessing profiles last year, the most overused buzzwords by members are the words "motivated" and a host of other terms experts say job seekers should stop using in their searches. The findings revealed other top finishers, including the words "creative," "passionate" and "driven."
The adjectives were in slight contrast to the previous year in which the top three included creative, responsible and strategic.
2014 U.S. List – Top 10 Most Overused LinkedIn Buzzwords
- Extensive experience
- Track record
CareerBuilder's Jennifer Sullivan Grasz warns that using popular buzzwords can make resumes get lost and sound too similar to everyone else's. "Instead of saying you're results-driven, talk about the actual results," she said.