Action Verbs to Include in Your Resumé

Use action verbs to describe your skills, duties, accomplishments, etc.

accelerated

chose

entertained

inspected

perfected

activated

classified

established

inspired

piloted

accounted

coached

estimated

installed

planned

achieved

communicated

evaluated

instructed

played

acquired

compared

examined

instrumented

predicted

added

compiled

excelled

integrated

prepared

administered

completed

executed

interpreted

presented

adjusted

composed

exhibited

interviewed

presided

accomplished

computed

expanded

introduced

prevailed

advised

conceived

expedited

invented

produced

advertised

conducted

explained

investigated

profited

aided

conciliated

explored

joined

projected

aligned

consolidated

expressed

judged

promoted

analyzed

constructed

extracted

labored

protected

anticipated

conserved

fabricated

launched

proposed

applied

controlled

facilitated

led

proofed

appointed

created

familiarized

lectured

provided

appraised

contracted

filed

located

proved

arbitrated

convinced

figured

made

qualified

arranged

defined

financed

maintained

quoted

ascertained

delegated

forecasted

managed

raised

assessed

delivered

formulated

mapped

ran

assisted

demonstrated

forwarded

marketed

rated

assumed

designed

founded

measured

reasoned

assured

determined

gathered

mediated

realized

attained

developed

generated

mentored

received

attended

devised

governed

modified

recorded

audited

diagnosed

guided

monitored

reduced

authored

directed

consulted

motivated

recruited

authorized

discovered

coordinated

moved

revised

awarded

dispensed

headed

navigated

referred

began

distributed

helped

named

reported

bolstered

drafted

hired

negotiated

resolved

briefed

dramatized

handled

observed

selected

budgeted

drew

identified

obtained

served

built

earned

implemented

operated

screened

calculated

edit

improved

ordered

shaped

calibrated

educated

illustrated

organized

sent

cataloged

elected

increased

contacted

shipped

chaired

employed

indicated

corresponded  

solved

changed

encouraged

influenced

originated

sorted

charted

enlarged

initiated

oversaw

spoke

checked

entered

innovated

painted

started