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Action Verbs for Writing Accomplishment Statements:

Using strong action verbs is a big component of writing strong accomplishment statements. Below are examples of action verbs for different skills that you can reference when creating accomplishment statements. 

MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

Administered

Delegated

Oversaw

Analyzed

Developed

Planned

Assigned

Directed

Prioritized

Attained

Evaluated

Produced

Chaired

Executed

Recommended

Contracted

Improved

Scheduled

Consolidated

Increased

Strengthened

Coordinated

Organized

Supervised

 

FINANCIAL SKILLS:

Administered

Balanced

Forecasted

Allocated

Budgeted

Managed

Analyzed

Calculated

Marketed

Appraised

Computed

Planed

Audited

Developed

Projected

 

 

Researched

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Addressed

Enlisted

Negotiated

Arbitrated

Formulated

Persuaded

Arranged

Influenced

Promoted

Corresponded

Interpreted

Publicized

Developed

Lectured

Reconciled

Directed

Moderated

Recruited

Drafted

Motivated

Translated

Edited

 

 

 

TEACHING SKILLS:

Adapted

Enabled

Initiated

Advised

Encouraged

Instructed

Clarified

Evaluated

Persuaded

Coached

Explained

Set goals

Communicated

Facilitated

Stimulated

Coordinated

Guided

 

Developed

Informed

 

RESEARCH SKILLS:

Clarified

Examined

Investigated

Collected

Identified

Organized

Critiqued

Inspected

Reviewed

Diagnosed

Interpreted

Summarized

Evaluated

Interviewed

Surveyed

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Assembled

Devised

Programmed

Built

Engineered

Remodelled

Calculated

Fabricated

Repaired

Computed

Maintained

Solved

Designed

Operated

Trained

 

Overhauled

Upgraded

 

CREATIVE SKILLS:

Acted

Established

Introduced

Created

Fashioned

Invented

Designed

Founded

Originated

Developed

Illustrated

Performed

Directed

Instituted

Planned

 

Integrated

Shaped

 

DETAIL SKILLS:

Approved

Executed

Processed

Arranged

Generated

Purchased

Catalogued

Implemented

Recorded

Classified

Inspected

Retrieved

Collected

Monitored

Screened

Compiled

Operated

Specified

Dispatched

Organized

Tabulated

 

Prepared

Validated

 

HELPING SKILLS:

Assessed

Demonstrated

Familiarized

Assisted

Diagnosed

Guided

Clarified

Educated

Referred

Coached

Expedited

Rehabilitated

Counselled

Facilitated

Represented

 
 
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