By Amy George
Words have always been my currency — the means to express myself, persuade an audience, tell a story and get a job. When it comes to LinkedIn, the professional networking site used by half a billion people worldwide, words are everyone’s currency.
But there are some words that won’t help you strike the notice of a recruiter, score an interview or land a job. Some are professional cliches. You’ve heard the phrase “dime a dozen?” There’s jargon and corporate speak. Then there are words that get you noticed for all the wrong reasons. These are words that make you look bad, and you might not ever know it.