平凡英文履歷/求職信大變身 – 你用Power words了嗎?

 

為什麼要在英文履歷/英文求職信中使用 Power Words

職場如戰場,你的英文履歷/求職信( CV/ Cover Letter)是你最強大的武器,如何讓你的英文履歷/英文求職信吸引雇主的眼光,除了基本的幾項要件以外,正確且有技巧的使用Power Words更能使你的CV加分。

正確的使用Power Words可以有效地吸引僱主的眼光,並且幫助你的CV通過軟體的篩選,在人資有限的時間內抓住他們的注意力,閱者更可以感受到申請者“強而有力“的經歷過程。

接下來我們將常用的Power Words按字母順序列出 (註:以下為美式英文拼法 若要改為英式英文請注意) :

常用 Power Words (A-Z)

A
Achieved, accomplished, adapted, addressed, analyzed, authored, authorized, assessed, assisted, appraised, amended, advised, allocated, altered, accelerated, acquired, acted, aided, assembled

B
Budgeted, built, balanced

C
Calculated, chaired, charted, coached, combined, communicated, compiled, completed, composed, computed, conceived, conceptualized, concluded, conducted, consolidated, constructed, consulted, contracted, controlled, converted, convinced, coordinated, corrected, counseled, created, cultivated, cut

D
Decided, developed, disclosed, documented, discovered, designed, determined, demonstrated, deferred, distributed, directed, devoted, drafted, doubled, diversified

E
Exercised, expected, earned, elected, engaged, entered, engineered, employed, edited, evaluated, entertained, eliminated, exchanged, ended, exempted, endorsed, expedited, experienced, enforced, explained
 

 
什麼是power words?

在英文履歷或英文求職信中使用的power words大多為英文動詞,power words能主動表現求職者的能力並較容易讓閱讀者了解內容,並增加履歷或求職信的內容豐富性。

 

 
 
F
Facilitated, focused, financed, fueled, figured, fit, formed, fortified, functioned

G
Guided, grouped, garnered, granted, generated

H
Hired, handled, halved


Improved, identified, installed, inspired, interviewed, issued, invested, illustrated, implemented, incurred, innovated, inspected, invented, interpreted, instilled, inaugurated, informed, induced

J
Judged, joined, justified

L
Located, lectured, launched, litigated, lobbied, led, liaised

M
Mastered, managed, merchandised, modified, met, minimized, modeled, measured, moderated, motivated, multiplied, marketed, maximized, moved, mediated

N
Negotiated, noticed

O
Operated, owned, observed, oversaw, organized, obtained, oriented, overcame

P
Participated, printed, proposed, pursued, persuaded, perceived, preserved, processed, promoted, planned, performed, pioneered, passed, prioritized, provided, profiled, polled, presented, procured, purchased, placed, permitted

Q
Quoted, qualified, quantified, questioned

R
Ranked, resolved, received, rewarded, revised, revitalized, revamped, responded, restored, rejected, reinforced, reinstated, rehabilitated, remedied, redesigned, recruited, recovered, recorded, reduced, replaced, retained, retrieved, reversed, ran, raised, reached

S
Saved, secured, stabilized, scheduled, screened, settled, separated, sent, selected, shaped, shortened, showed, signed, simplified, sold, staged, standardized, steered, stimulated, strategized, surveyed, supported, supplied, substantiated, supervised

T
Tackled, targeted, taught, terminated, tested, toured, traced, tracked, traded, trained, transcribed, transferred, transformed, translated, transported, traveled, treated, trimmed, tripled, turned, tutored

U
Utilized, uncovered, united, updated, undertook, unified

V
Verified, valued, validated, visited

W
Witnessed, worked, weighed, won, welcomed

找到適合自己用的Power Words了嗎?動詞是句子的精髓,選對字才能精確的表達自己工作上成就。要記住同樣的字不要重複使用,在寫英文履歷/英文求職信時多使用同義字來增加自己句子的變化性,但是不要把句子複雜化,畢竟你不是在寫學術論文,太過複雜的文法句型反而會降低閱讀的意願喔! 祝大家 Happy writing!
 
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