Each year, LinkedIn release their top 10 overused buzzwords on LinkedIn profiles. In 2012, the most used word was creative as it was in 2011.

In 2013, there’s a new winner – responsible.

Here are the rest of the results from 2013 – courtesy of LinkedIn themselves:

Top 10 overused buzzwords on LinkedIn profiles 2013:

  1. Responsible
  2. Strategic
  3. Creative
  4. Effective
  5. Patient
  6. Expert
  7. Organizational
  8. Driven
  9. Innovative
  10. Analytical

Top overused buzzwords worldwide:

Responsible and strategic were found in the top 3 in every country surveyed.


You can view the full infographic from LinkedIn below:

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