Resume Action Verbs

Leadership and Management

Advocated

Approved

Authorized

Counseled

Determined

Developed

Diagnosed

Directed

Disseminated

Elected

Enforced

Enlisted

Ensured

Examined

Explained

Formed

Founded

Governed

Guided

Headed

Hired

Influenced

Initiated

Inspired

Installed

Instituted

Instructed

Integrated

Led

Managed

Mentored

Moderated

Monitored

Motivated

Negotiated

Operated

Originated

Oversaw

Pioneered

Presided

Prioritized

Processed

Produced

Promoted

Recommended

Recruited

Represented

Responded

Reviewed

Spearheaded

Sponsored

Staged

Started

Streamlined

Strengthened

Supervised

Taught

Trained

Administrative and Organizational

Arranged

Assembled

Catalogued

Collected

Coordinated

Developed

Disseminated

Distributed

Ensured

Examined

Executed

Explained

Formalized

Implemented

Initiated

Installed

Maintained

Monitored

Operated

Organized

Planned

Prepared

Processed

Recorded

Reorganized

Reviewed

Routed

Scheduled

Streamlined

Strengthened

Updated

Communication and Interpersonal

Advised

Answered

Apprised

Assessed

Authored

Briefed

Clarified

Composed

Conducted

Constructed

Contacted

Corresponded

Demonstrated

Drafted

Edited

Educated

Explained

Facilitated

Familiarized

Handled

Informed

Instructed

Interpreted

Interviewed

Introduced

Lectured

Planned

Presented

Projected

Proofread

Publicized

Published

Reconciled

Recruited

Reported

Responded

Scheduled

Screened

Spoke

Summarized

Taught

Trained

Translated

Wrote

Analytical, Research and Technical

Administered

Analyzed

Assessed

Audited

Charted

Classified

Compiled

Computed

Conducted

Consulted

Designed

Detected

Developed

Devised

Discovered

Documented

Drafted

Edited

Evaluated

Examined

Expanded

Forecast

Formed

Gathered

Generated

Identified

Improved

Increased

Inspected

Installed

Instituted

Integrated

Interfaced

Interpreted

Interviewed

Launched

Maintained

Operated

Programmed

Reduced

Researched

Restored

Searched

Streamlined

Surveyed

Systematized

Tested

Wrote

Creative and Innovative

Arranged

Authored

Composed

Conceived

Conceptualized

Created

Designed

Developed

Devised

Directed

Edited

Established

Fashioned

Formulated

Initiated

Invented

Launched

Modernized

Originated

Performed

Planned

Presented

Produced

Revitalized

Revolutionized

Shaped

Stimulated

Counseling and Helping

Aided

Assisted

Attended

Collaborated

Comforted

Contributed

Counseled

Facilitated

Fostered

Guided

Helped

Instilled

Mentored

Provided

Settled

Supported

Treated

Tutored

Marketing and Selling

Arbitrated

Attained

Augmented

Boosted

Broadened

Calculated

Centralized

Consulted

Convinced

Decreased

Developed

Dissuaded

Documented

Educated

Ensured

Established

Exceeded

Excelled

Expanded

Expedited

Familiarized

Gained

Generated

Identified

Implemented

Improved

Increased

Influenced

Integrated

Launched

Led

Maintained

Marketed

Mediated

Negotiated

Performed

Persuaded

Produced

Promoted

Proposed

Publicized

Published

Purchased

Researched

Resolved

Revamped

Revitalized

Secured

Sold

Solicited

Strengthened

Supplemented