Resume Tip Tuesday: 11 Words to Demonstrate Business Skills

Posted March 18, 2014

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If the job you’re eyeing requires strong business skills, make sure your resume is highlights some great examples of measureable achievements in business.

Depending on your role, adding a dash of your zeal for helping scale your organization and boost profits is a great way to stand out from your competitors. Even if business skills aren’t exactly required at the core of a job you’re eyeing, they can help.

For instance, when Hussein Yahfoufi, vice president of Technology & Corporate Services, is searching for a new candidate, “seeing the usual words such as technical, developed, analyzed, etc. doesn’t do enough to differentiate you or to make you stand out,” he says.

“A lot of people have done software project management, product management, analysis, etc…the key in today’s world is to show how you understand the business side of the tech you’re working on," Yahfoufi says.

The first five of the following are some of the words Yahfoufi suggests to show your business savvy. The rest of are additional great words that can help demonstrate your business skills:

  • Vision

  • Strategy

  • Idea

  • Research

  • Market

  • Conversions

  • (Product) launch

  • Scale

  • Profitability increase

  • Revenue increase

  • Client Relations (Relationship Building)

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