Action Verbs Sheet

Action Verbs to use in a Resume or Cover Letter

  • Accomplished
  • Achieved
  • Acted
  • Adapted
  • Addressed
  • Administrated
  • Advanced
  • Advised
  • Allocated
  • Analyzed
  • Answered
  • Appeared
  • Applied
  • Appointed
  • Appraised
  • Approved
  • Arranged
  • Assembled
  • Assessed
  • Assigned
  • Assisted
  • Assumed
  • Attained
  • Audited
  • Authored
  • Awarded
  • Balanced
  • Bought
  • Brought
  • Budgeted
  • Built
  • Calculated
  • Catalogued
  • Chaired
  • Changed
  • Classified
  • Closed
  • Coached
  • Collected
  • Communicated
  • Compiled
  • Compared
  • Completed
  • Composed
  • Computed
  • Condensed
  • Conducted
  • Consolidated
  • Constructed
  • Consulted
  • Contained
  • Contributed
  • Controlled
  • Converted
  • Coordinated
  • Corrected
  • Corresponded
  • Counseled
  • Created
  • Critiqued
  • Cut
  • Dealt
  • Decreased
  • Defined
  • Delegated
  • Demonstrated
  • Described
  • Designed
  • Determined
  • Developed
  • Devised
  • Directed
  • Dispatched
  • Distinguished
  • Distributed
  • Documented
  • Doubled
  • Drafted
  • Earned
  • Edited
  • Educated
  • Eliminated
  • Enabled
  • Encouraged
  • Endorsed
  • Engineered
  • Enlisted
  • Ensured
  • Entered
  • Established
  • Evaluated
  • Examined
  • Executed
  • Expanded
  • Expedited
  • Experienced
  • Experimented
  • Extracted
  • Facilitated
  • Fashioned
  • Filled
  • Finalized
  • Focused
  • Forecast
  • Formulated
  • Founded
  • Gathered
  • Generated
  • Graded
  • Guided
  • Handled
  • Helped
  • Identified
  • Illustrated
  • Implemented
  • Improved
  • Increased
  • Incorporated
  • Influenced
  • Informed
  • Iniatated
  • Innovated
  • Inspected
  • Installed
  • Instituted
  • Instructed
  • Insured
  • Integrated
  • Interpreted
  • Interviewed
  • Introduced
  • Invented
  • Investigated
  • Issued
  • Launched
  • Learned
  • Lectured
  • Led
  • Made
  • Maintained
  • Managed
  • Mapped
  • Marketed
  • Matched
  • Mediated
  • Met
  • Moderated
  • Modified
  • Monitored
  • Motivated
  • Named
  • Negotiated
  • Oibserved
  • Obtained
  • Operated
  • Ordered
  • Organized
  • Originated
  • Overhauled
  • Oversaw
  • Participated
  • Performed
  • Persuaded
  • Planned
  • Predicted
  • Prepared
  • Presented
  • Prioritized
  • Processed
  • Prodcured
  • Produced
  • Programmed
  • Projected
  • Promoted
  • Provided
  • Publicized
  • Published
  • Qualified
  • Quantified
  • Raised
  • Rated
  • Realized
  • Received
  • Recommended
  • Reconsiled
  • Recorded
  • Recruited
  • Redesigned
  • Reduced
  • Referred
  • Regulated
  • Rehabilitated
  • Reinforced
  • Related
  • Remodeled
  • Reorganized
  • Repaired
  • Reported
  • Represented
  • Researched
  • Resolved
  • Responded
  • Restored
  • Restructured
  • Retrieved
  • Revamped
  • Reversed
  • Reviewed
  • Revitalized
  • Saved
  • Scheduled
  • Screened
  • Selected
  • Served
  • Serviced
  • Set
  • Shaped
  • Simplified
  • Sketched
  • Skilled
  • Sold
  • Solved
  • Sported
  • Specified
  • Spoke
  • Staffed
  • Started
  • Simulated
  • Streamlined
  • Strenthened
  • Studied
  • Submitted
  • Substituted
  • Succeeded
  • Summarized
  • Supervidsed
  • Surveyed
  • Systematized
  • Taught
  • Tested
  • Toured
  • Trained
  • Tranacted
  • Translated
  • Traveled
  • Trimmed
  • Tripled
  • Tutored
  • Umpired
  • Unified
  • Updated
  • Upgraded
  • Validated
  • Verified
  • Wrote
 

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