These days, it’s hard to find a Finance staffer who doesn’t have a LinkedIn profile set up. While these profiles are meant to help people stand out from the crowd, many of them include similar words and phrases.
In fact, LinkedIn recently unveiled the most overused buzzwords for 2011, based on a detailed analysis of people’s profiles.
In the U.S. (and Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK), the most overused buzzword this year was “creative.”
Here’s some other jargon you’ll find an abundance of in the profiles of most U.S. LinkedIn users:
- Extensive experience
- Track record
- Problem solving
- Communications skills, and