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8 Things You Should Never Write on Your CV: An Infographic

At Purple CV, we believe your CV is as unique as you are.

That said, there are some words and phrases that seem to crop up on CVs a little too often.

Are you a ‘hardworking team player’? Or perhaps you’re ‘dynamic and results driven’? Turns out quite a lot of people are… 

We conducted a survey of 2,000 job seekers to see which phrases appeared on CVs the most. The results were striking – we’ve put together an infographic to highlight some of the most overused CV clichés:

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If you want to stand out from the crowd, avoid the clichés and use concrete examples to demonstrate your specific skills and characteristics.

We specialise in creating unique, tailor-made CVs that highlight key abilities 

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