Action Verbs




Action Verbs :


Action verbs should be used abundantly throughout your resume and cover letters to promote your achievements. They help make a strong impression.


  1. anticipated
  2. arbitrated
  3. ascertained
  4. charted
  5. checked
  6. classified
  7. collected
  8. completed
  9. conducted
  10. conserved
  11. consolidated
  12. constructed
  13. controlled
  14. coordinated
  15. counseled
  16. created
  17. decided
  18. defined
  19. delivered
  20. detailed
  21. detected
  22. determined
  23. devised
  24. diagnosed
  25. directed
  26. discovered
  27. dispensed
  28. displayed
  29. disproved
  30. dissected
  31. distributed
  32. diverted
  33. dramatized
  34. drew
  35. drove
  36. eliminated
  37. empathized
  38. enforced
  39. established
  40. estimated
  41. evaluated
  42. examined
  43. expanded
  44. experimented
  45. explained
  46. expressed
  47. extracted
  48. filed
  49. financed
  50. fixed
  51. followed
  52. formulated
  53. founded
  54. gathered
  55. gave
  56. generated
  57. guided
  58. handled
  59. headed
  60. helped
  61. hypothesized
  62. identified
  63. illustrated
  64. imagined
  65. implemented
  66. improved
  67. improvised
  68. increased
  69. influenced
  70. informed
  71. initiated
  72. innovated
  73. inspected
  74. installed
  75. instituted
  76. instructed
  77. integrated
  78. interpreted
  79. interviewed
  80. invented
  81. inventoried
  82. investigated
  83. judged
  84. kept
  85. led
  86. learned
  87. lectured
  88. lifted
  89. listened
  90. logged
  91. maintained
  92. made
  93. managed
  94. manipulated
  95. mediated
  96. memorized
  97. modeled
  98. monitored
  99. motivated
  100. navigated
  101. negotiated
  102. observed
  103. obtained
  104. offered
  105. operated
  106. ordered
  107. organized
  108. originated
  109. painted
  110. perceived
  111. performed
  112. persuaded
  113. photographed
  114. piloted
  115. planned
  116. played
  117. predicted
  118. prepared
  119. prescribed
  120. presented
  121. printed
  122. processed
  123. produced
  124. programmed
  125. questioned
  126. raised
  127. read
  128. realized
  129. reasoned
  130. received
  131. recommended
  132. reconciled
  133. painted
  134. perceived
  135. performed
  136. persuaded
  137. photographed
  138. piloted
  139. planned
  140. played
  141. predicted
  142. prepared
  143. prescribed
  144. presented
  145. printed
  146. processed
  147. produced
  148. programmed
  149. projected
  150. promoted
  151. proof-read
  152. protected
  153. provided
  154. publicized
  155. purchased
  156. recorded
  157. recruited
  158. reduced
  159. referred
  160. rehabilitated
  161. related
  162. rendered
  163. repaired
  164. reported
  165. represented
  166. researched
  167. resolved
  168. responded
  169. restored
  170. retrieved
  171. reviewed
  172. risked
  173. scheduled
  174. selected
  175. sensed
  176. separated
  177. served
  178. sewed
  179. shaped
  180. shared
  181. showed
  182. sketched
  183. solved
  184. sorted
  185. summarized
  186. supervised
  187. supplied
  188. symbolized
  189. synergized
  190. synthesized
  191. systematized
  192. talked
  193. taught
  194. tended
  195. tested
  196. trained
  197. transcribed
  198. translated
  199. traveled
  200. treated
  201. troubleshot
  202. tutored
  203. typed
  204. unified
  205. united
  206. upgraded
  207. used
  208. utilized
  209. verbalized
  210. warned
  211. washed
  212. weighed
  213. wired
  214. worked


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