Power Verbs by Category Dice Tech Career Tool Kit

Power verbs bring your resume to life. They paint a picture for the reviewer by highlighting your skills and accomplishments, affirm your communication skills, and help you stand out in a crowd. Begin each statement or phrase with a power verb, then take you resume to the next level, by inserting action-packed power verbs into your work history and branding statement.

Tip: Remember to use present tense verbs in your profile and qualifications summary and when creating task, responsibility and accomplishment bullets for a current position. Use past-tense verbs to describe prior positions and experience in your work history. There are literally thousands of verbs to choose from, so feel free to share your favorites.

• Acknowledged • Diversified • Melded
• Amassed • Embraced • Merged
• Anchored • Elevated • Nominated
• Assimilated • Encouraged • Organized
• Augmented • Energized • Participated
• Balanced • Enlisted • Partnered
• Blended • Forged • Supplemented
• Buoyed • Fostered • Syncopated
• Collaborated • Gathered • Teamed
• Coalesced • Harmonized • United
• Contributed • Ignited • Volunteered
• Coordinated • Joined • Wove
• Cultivated • Married