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Action Verbs

This list of verbs contains just some of the action words useful for resumes and cover letters. Use them to add "life" to your accomplishments.

Accelerated Decreased Initiated Put together
Accomplished Demonstrated Instructed Recruited
Adapted Designed Introduced Reduced
Addressed Developed Invented Refined
Administered Devised Investigated Renewed
Analyzed Diagnosed Maintained Reorganized
Arranged Diagrammed Managed Replaced
Assembled Directed Maximized Reported
Assessed Disciplined Minimized Reproduced
Assisted Distributed Monitored Restructured
Attracted Documented Motivated Reviewed
Authored Eliminated Negotiated Revised
Built Enhanced Obtained Revitalized
Charted Enlarged Opened up Selected
Collected Established Operated Simplified
Compiled Evaluated Optimized Solved
Completed Exceeded Organized Stimulated
Conceived Executed Overhauled Strengthened
Concluded Expanded Participated Summarized
Confined Expedited Persuaded Supervised
Constructed Facilitated Planned Systematized
Contracted Formulated Prepared Terminated
Contributed Identified Presented Took charge
Controlled Illustrated Processed Trained
Coordinated Implemented Produced Transacted
Corrected Improved Proposed Upgrade
Created Increased Provided Wrote

 

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Center for Career Development| About Us
199 Chambers Street, S-342, New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-220-8170|Fax: 212-346-8519
Email: career@bmcc.cuny.edu|Office Directory

Office Hours:
Walk-in hours: Monday 3pm-6pm, Tuesday and Thursday 2pm-5pm
(career fair preparation)
Saturdays hours

When classes are not in session, the Center is open Mon–Fri: 9:00AM–5:00PM

Walk-in hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 2pm-4pm

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The City University of New York

Borough of Manhattan Community College
The City University of New York
199 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007
212-220-8000 | Directory

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