In a world where everyone has their resumé ready to go on a nifty customized thumb drive, one thing you can still do to stand out is use language that doesn't put prospective employees into a cliché-induced coma. Business News Daily created this extremely helpful cheat sheet for transforming your resumé or CV from a buzzword slumberland into a thrilling biographical adventure of action words. It includes ways to describe simple, necessary in-office skills you have in a way the employer can understand, verbs that won't bore readers, words you should leave off entirely, and even what fonts work best.

Sources: Business News Daily