‘Passionate’ most overused word in profiles in 2014: LinkedIn

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New Delhi | Updated: Jan 23, 2015 7:48 PM

Passionate' is the most overused term this year by Indian professionals in profiles on LinkedIn while 'motivated'...

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Passionate’ is the most overused term this year by Indian professionals in profiles on LinkedIn while ‘motivated’ was the most commonly used word globally last year.

The findings are part of professional networking site LinkedIn’s latest annual list of the most overused words and phrases on the professional network site.

LinkedIn has more than 300 million members across the world with at least 28 million in India .

Apart from being ‘passionate’, LinkedIn members in India also used terms like ‘dynamic’, ‘creative’, ‘responsible’ and ‘motivated’ to strengthen their work profile.

Besides, innovative, extensive experience, expert, analytical and good knowledge were also used by these professionals for describing themselves.

Further, ‘creative’ was the buzz word among marketing professionals, while ‘strategic’ was overused by persons in sales.

Globally, ‘motivated’ followed by ‘passionate’ emerged as the buzz words most often used by professionals.

Creative, driven, extensive experience, responsible, strategic, track record, organisational and expert were among other top 10 listed words.

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