Cover Letter Template

Keep it simple and straight to the point. Focus on aspects explaining why you want to join the firm and how your skills will add extra value to the team.
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How to write a professional resume or cover letter?

Here are custom templates with examples. You may adopt best practices to showcase your experiences, skills, and achievements

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  • RESUME IS YOUR STORY

    Resume structure and sections are important for storytelling. Use simple titles, such as Education, Work Experience, Projects, Leadership, and Tech Skills. Make the structure clear.

  • QUANTIFIABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

    Demonstrate what you've done and scale the results. Quantify at least 70-80% of your bullet points.

  • ACTION VERBS

    Use leadership action verbs, such as managed, led, spearheaded, enhanced, developed, created, implemented etc. Don't use passive verbs, such as monitored, analyzed, assisted, worked, helped etc. 

  • ATS-FRIENDLY TEMPLATES

    Don't use tables or images of any kind, make sure that your resume is in PDF and doesn't have any simbols, emoji's or special characters.

200+ Action Verbs for your Resume

These words emphasize your leadership, communication, technical, organizational, financial and creative skills or experiences

LEADERSHIP

Accomplished   Achieved        Administered
Analyzed       Assigned        Attained
Chaired        Consolidated    Contracted
Coordinated    Delegated       Developed
Directed       Earned          Evaluated
Executed       Handled         Headed
Impacted       Improved        Increased
Led            Mastered        Orchestrated
Organized      Oversaw         Planned
Predicted      Prioritized     Produced
Proved         Recommended     Regulated
Reorganized    Reviewed        Scheduled
Spearheaded    Strengthened    Supervised
Surpassed
COMMUNICATION

Addressed      Arbitrated      Arranged
Authored       Collaborated    Convinced
Corresponded   Delivered       Developed
Directed       Documented      Drafted
Edited         Energized       Enlisted
Formulated     Influenced      Interpreted
Lectured       Liaised         Mediated
Moderated      Negotiated      Persuaded
Presented      Promoted        Publicized
Reconciled     Recruited       Reported
Rewrote        Spoke           Suggested
Synthesized    Translated      Verbalized
Wrote
TECHNICAL

Assembled      Built           Calculated
Computed       Designed        Devised
Engineered     Fabricated      Installed
Maintained     Operated        Optimized
Overhauled     Programmed      Remodeled
Repaired       Solved          Standardized
Streamlined    Upgraded
ORGANIZATIONAL

Approved       Accelerated     Added
Arranged       Broadened       Cataloged
Centralized    Changed         Classified
Collected      Compiled        Completed
Controlled     Defined         Dispatched
Executed       Expanded        Gained
Gathered       Generated       Implemented
Inspected      Launched        Monitored
Operated       Organized       Prepared
Processed      Purchased       Recorded
Reduced        Reinforced      Retrieved
Screened       Selected        Simplified
Sold           Specified       Steered
Structured     Systematized    Tabulated
Unified        Updated         Utilized
Validated      Verified
FINANCIAL

Administered   Allocated       Analyzed
Appraised      Audited         Balanced
Budgeted       Calculated      Computed
Developed      Forecasted      Managed
Marketed       Maximized       Minimized
Planned        Projected       Researched
CREATIVE

Acted          Composed        Conceived
Created        Customized      Designed
Developed      Directed        Established
Fashioned      Founded         Illustrated
Initiated      Instituted      Integrated
Introduced     Invented        Originated
Performed      Planned         Published
Redesigned     Revised         Revitalized
Shaped         Visualized

  • Credits: Harvard University, Office of Career Services
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