【CV技巧】CV用Passive定Active寫法先啱?即睇5大常見錯誤

英文有分主動語態(Active Voice)及被動語態(Passive Voice),到底CV應該用哪種語態寫呢?根據哈佛大學延伸教育學院(Harvard Extension School)的履歷及求職信指南(Resumes and Cover Letters Guide),頭5位的履歷常見錯誤中,其中一項就是用被動語態來寫求職信。
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5大履歷常見錯誤

1. Spelling and grammar errors 串錯字或文法出錯
2. Missing email and phone information 漏寫聯絡方法
3. Using passive language instead of "action" words 用被動語態
4. Not well organized, concise, or easy to skim 組織混亂、累贅及難讀
5. Too long 過長

哈佛專家建議要多用Action Words,例如:
原句
...promotion to sales manager was given to me after 8 months.
建議改為
...promoted to sales manager after 8 months.

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覺得自己詞彙量不足?不如參考以下9類常用的CV動詞,幫你份CV加加分吧!

Action Verbs列表(節錄)
1. Leadership:

Accomplished、Achieved、Consolidated、Earned、Produced、Strengthened
2. Communication:
Addressed、Collaborated、Convinced、Interpreted、Negotiated、Verbalized
3. Research:
Concluded、Conducted、Constructed、Evaluated、Identified、Surveyed
4. Technical:
Built、Designed、Remodeled、Repaired、Solved、Upgraded
5. Teaching:
Advised、Coached、Encouraged、Guided、Instructed、Trained
6. Quantitative:
Analyzed、Balanced、Budgeted、Forecasted、Maximized、Minimized
7. Creative:
Acted、Customized、Established、Founded、Illustrated、Performed
8. Helping:
Assisted、Motivated、Proposed、Referred、Served、Supported
9. Organizational:
Classified、Executed、Expanded、Gathered、Implemented、Structured

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