The Job Search Jargon to Avoid at All Costs
What do the words search engine optimination, linkage, and bottleneck have in common? All three are buzzwords that annoy job applicants to no end.
It’s pretty normal to see job applications with foreign terminology: Recent studies have shown that over 75% of job seekers see this awful jargon in job listings. But while you can’t do anything about a confusing and poorly worded job description, you can make sure you avoid using these terms (or blantantly misspelling them) when writing your resume.
Want to see some of the horrible jargon slip-ups recruiters have made in the past? Check out the infographic below.
Infographic courtesy of Monster. Photo of dictionary courtesy of Shutterstock.
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