LinkedIn revealed its list of the most overused words of 2011, and advises eliminating these words from your profile, in order to make your profile more effective, and allow you to stand out among the competition.

Here are the top 10 most over-used words on LinkedIn profiles in 2011:

  1. “Creative”
  2. “Organizational”
  3. “Effective”
  4. “Extensive Experience”
  5. “Track Record”
  6. “Motivated”
  7. “Innovative”
  8. “Problem Solving”
  9. “Communication Skills”
  10. “Dynamic”

What do you think of these buzzwords?  Is this Ripe, and you think many profiles probably need an upgrade to avoid these over-used words, or is this just Hype, and these words are effective?

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