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Sample Action Verbs

Management

Conducted, coordinated, developed, directed, established, evaluated, facilitated, formulated, guided, improved, presided, scheduled, supervised, trained

Communication

Addressed, clarified, conferred, drafted, explained, formulated, motivated, negotiated, persuaded, presented, promoted, translated, wrote

Technical

Analyzed, assembled, built, consulted, designed, examined, identified, interpreted, operated, overhauled, remodeled, repaired, researched, revised

Helping

Advised, arranged, coached, counseled, diagnosed, facilitated, instructed, oriented, represented

Creative

Conceptualized, created, designed, fashioned, illustrated, initiated, invented, originated, performed

Research

Assessed, designed, evaluated, identified, inspected, researched, summarized

Financial

Administered, analyzed, balanced, budgeted, calculated, contracted, forecast, marketed, planned, projected, recommended

Clerical

Revised, collected, catalogued, classified, compiled clarified, indexed, organized, prepared, processed, simplified, systemized

Sales

Consolidated, distributed, expedited, generated, increased, marketed, obtained, penetrated, promoted, recruited, stimulated


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