Job-Seeker Resume Action Verbs List By Skill Category

Communication/People Skills
addressed advertised arbitrated arranged
articulated authored clarified collaborated
communicated composed conferred consulted
convinced corresponded debated directed
discussed drafted edited elicited
enlisted explained formulated furnished
influenced interacted interpreted interviewed
involved joined judged lectured
listened marketed moderated negotiated
observed outlined participated persuaded
presented promoted proposed publicized
reconciled recruited reinforced reported
resolved solicited specified suggested
summarized synthesized translated wrote

Creative Skills
acted adapted combined composed
conceptualized condensed created customized
designed displayed entertained fashioned
founded illustrated initiated integrated
invented modeled originated photographed
revised revitalized shaped solved

Data/Financial Skills
administered adjusted allocated analyzed
appraised assessed audited balanced
budgeted calculated computed conserved
corrected determined estimated forecasted
measured netted prepared projected
qualified reconciled researched retrieved

Help Skills
adapted advocated aided answered
arranged assessed assisted clarified
coached collaborated contributed counseled
demonstrated diagnosed educated encouraged
ensured expedited facilitated familiarized
furthered guided helped intervened
prevented referred rehabilitated represented
resolved simplified supplied supported

Management/Leadership Skills
administered analyzed appointed approved
assigned attained authorized chaired
contacted consolidated controlled converted
coordinated decided delegated developed
directed emphasized enforced enhanced
established evaluated executed generated
headed hired hosted improved
incorporated increased initiated instituted
led managed merged motivated
navigated organized overhauled oversaw
planned presided prioritized produced
reorganized restored reviewed scheduled
secured selected streamlined strengthened
supervised terminated    

Organizational Skills
approved arranged catalogued categorized
charted classified coded compiled
corrected distributed executed filed
generated incorporated inspected logged
monitored obtained ordered organized
prepared processed provided purchased
registered reserved responded reviewed
routed scheduled screened submitted
supplied updated verified  

Research Skills
analyzed clarified collected compared
conducted critiqued detected diagnosed
evaluated examined experimented explored
extracted formulated gathered identified
inspected invented investigated located
measured organized researched reviewed
searched solved summarized surveyed
systematized tested    

Teaching Skills
adapted advised coached communicated
conducted coordinated critiqued developed
enabled encouraged evaluated explained
facilitated focused guided individualized
informed instilled instructed motivated
partnered persuaded praised stimulated
simulated taught tested trained
transmitted tutored    

Technical Skills
adapted adjusted applied assembled
built calculated computed conserved
constructed converted debugged designed
devised engineered fabricated fortified
installed maintained manipulated operated
overhauled printed programmed recorded
rectified regulated remodeled repaired
replaced restored serviced solved
specialized standardized studied trained
upgraded utilized