Overused Buzzwords

In doing research for an upcoming blog post on using LinkedIn, I came across this post on the LinkedIn blog outlining the top 10 overused buzzwords found on their site.

Top 10 overused buzzwords in LinkedIn Profiles in the USA – 2010

  1. Extensive experience
  2. Innovative
  3. Motivated
  4. Results-oriented
  5. Dynamic
  6. Proven track record
  7. Team player
  8. Fast-paced
  9. Problem solver
  10. Entrepreneurial

Though it's not really within the scope of my job, I often find myself helping clients sort through resumes trying to find the best possible employees. Words like these don't impress potential employers, results impress potential employers.