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8 over-used CV clichés recruiters are tired of reading

8 over-used CV clichés recruiters are tired of reading

Whatever role you are trying to fill, receiving a CV full of clichés won’t do you or your candidates any favours. While words like “team player”, “passionate” and “hard working” may sound good, they don’t tell you as a recruiter anything about the candidate that you can work with.

According to a new survey from the résumé-writing agency PurpleCV, there are several words that candidates should avoid unless they want the recruiters to banish their applications to the cold domain of the rubbish bin.

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