A Human Resources professional here in Calgary shared a beef with us a few weeks ago. Her complaint was about overused or meaningless resume phrases. Her least favourite: outstanding communication skills. She was adamant that such language is never helpful to hiring managers unless it is accompanied by specific or demonstrated examples.
LinkedIn recently compiled a list of the top 10 most overused terms. In this tight job market, it may be helpful to review your resume and avoid such terms:
LinkedIn's Top Ten Overused Resume Phrases