2017 HBCU Careers Magazine

HBCU Careers Magazine

Relevant Skills (Use with Functional Resume, Optional with Chronological Resume.) Break your skills down into specific categories and then list them within each category. Again use bullet points and strong action verbs to describe your skills and accomplishments. Sample skill categories include: organizational skills, communication skills, technical skills, sales skills, and leadership skills. Action Words The following list of action verbs is useful when describing your skills, experience and accomplishments.

accelerated accomplished achieved adapted administered analyzed appraised

consolidated controlled coordinated created delegated delivered demonstrated designed developed diagnosed directed discovered distributed earned edited eliminated empowered

encouraged enlisted estimated established evaluated examined exhibited expanded expedited explained facilitated forecasted formulated generated handled implemented improved

increased initiated instituted instructed introduced launched learned led maintained managed mastered mediated motivated negotiated

organized participated performed persuaded planned prepared

reorganized researched reviewed revised scheduled selected solved staffed stimulated strengthened supervised terminated trained translated updated utilized wrote

presented promoted processed produced programmed proposed recommended recruited reduced reinforced renegotiated

assisted brought budgeted built calculated charted compiles composed conceived conducted

observed obtained operated

Activities Include your involvement in campus activities, clubs and associates. Also include volunteer work.

Awards Include any award(s) you may have received.


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