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Be Less ‘Creative’: 10 Overused LinkedIn Buzzwords

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graphic from LinkedIn Blog

Think you are spicing up your LinkedIn profile by sprinkling in words like “effective” or “dynamic”?  Think again.

According to LinkedIn, those words and eight more are the top 10 most overused buzzwords in their members’ profiles in 2011.

graphic from LinkedIn Blog

The most likely reason for the deluge of boring adjectives is the thought that those words will help you stand out from the crowd.  Problem is, so many people use those words that your profile is more likely to get lost in the shuffle.

What business buzzwords aggravate you the most?

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