Intensify your writing with action verbs — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Send the message that you’re action-oriented by replacing ho-hum verbs such as “oversaw” and “headed” on your written correspondence with strong verbs such as “spearheaded,” “broadened,” “delivered,” “developed,” “expanded,” “generated,” “improved,” “innovated” and “maximized.”
Example: Replace “Oversaw new product initiatives,” with “Spearheaded new-product development that generated $53 million in revenue over two years.”
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