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Instead of “Responsible for”

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EP 502 Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter offers words you can use instead of “Responsible for” in your resume so that you don’t bore the reader.


Let's talk today about some No BS Resume Advice. This advice is very straightforward and simple; it is going be read to you, but ultimately comes down to a lot of resumes use the phrase, "responsible for." Read the 10 or 15 times and your eyes start to glaze over and it becomes hard to pay attention to what has been written.

Instead, here are a few alternatives for that phrase that you can substitute depending upon the circumstance. You can pick and choose which ones they are. But this will eliminate the repetition of the phrase, "responsible for."

Here they are:
Chaired (as in, "chaired a committee")

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