10 Overused Terms to Avoid on Your LinkedIn Profile

Sorry, those of you with 'extensive experience,' but ... zip it
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2010 11:27 AM CST
LinkedIn Chairman and founder Reid Hoffman poses for a photo at his company headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on Sept. 28, 2007.   (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

(Newser) – So you just so happen to be a “results-oriented” “problem solver” with a “proven track record”? Sorry, Charlie: On LinkedIn, so is everyone. The Los Angeles Times lists the 10 most overused terms on the business networking site. The rest:

  • Motivated
  • Dynamic
  • Team player

  • Extensive experience
  • Innovative
  • Fast-paced
  • Entrepreneurial
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