Using Action Verbs in Your Resume


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What is a good idea when writing a resume?

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1. How long do most recruiters and human resources look at one resume?

2. What is a good action verb for organizational skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to understand action verbs in resumes. If you want to pass the quiz, you should learn about the process of writing a resume and the amount of time human resource employees look at a resume.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The amount of time a human resource employee spends looking at a resume
  • Advice about action verbs in a resume
  • Information about writing a resume
  • How to list skills and qualifications
  • Example of a good action verb for the phrase organizational skills

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to list skills and qualifications
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the use of action verbs in a resume
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding action verbs in a resume and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about resume techniques, review the corresponding lesson titled, Using Action Verbs in Your Resume. This lesson will help you:

  • Recall the most important part of a resume
  • Review different examples of action verbs that can be used in a resume
  • Apply knowledge of lesson to examples of how to use action verbs in resumes