8 Words that definitely shouldn't be on your CV if you want a job

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Jordan Waller

CVs can be an absolute nightmare, but when it's the only thing standing between you and an interview for your dream job, well, you should probably try harder according to new research.

Professional CV experts, spoke to 2,000 employers to find out which clichéd terms turned them off the most when reading CVs.

Click the images to reveal the eight phrases that were most likely to make them pass on your CV...



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Jordan Waller

Jordan is the Deputy Editor of ShortList Magazine. A greying Yorkshireman in London with a passing interest in sleight of hand. He was once ‘air-head-butted’ by Willem Dafoe and it was as terrifying as you’d imagine. Follow Jordan on Twitter: @JordanFWaller

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