There’s a lot of articles and infographics from LinkedIn on buzzwords that users should avoid using on their profiles – but which words should recruiters steer clear of?

This infographic by LinkedIn gives a quick run-down of the most overused buzzwords by recruiters in 2013 – to ensure they stick out from the crowd.


  • Responsible is used 1.5 times more than strategic.
  • Flexible is in the top 10 only in the UK.
  • Patient is in the top 10 only in Saudi Arabia and United States.

RELATED: What are the Top 10 Words NOT to Use on Your LinkedIn Profile?



About Laurence Hebberd

Laurence Hebberd is Senior Account Manager and King of Content for Link Humans in London. He loves live music, comedy and laughing.

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