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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:43 PM
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5 good words to use when asked for "5 words to describe yourself"
What are 5 good words to use when an online job application asks "what 5 words best describe you"?

This is for my wife that I'm trying to help out... I've got
Positive
Dedicated
Adaptable

anything else that is good for a potential employer?
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evlbstrd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:44 PM
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1. Dependable and punctual.
Whether it's true or not.
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:45 PM
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3. dependable is good
is "trouble-shooter" one word or two?

Punctual may not be as important for a managerial level job...
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:45 PM
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2. Loyal
Edited on Thu May-26-05 04:46 PM by wryter2000
Loyal?

Honest

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chickenscratching Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:46 PM
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4. Efficient
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RandomKoolzip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:46 PM
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5. Lumpy.
Misshapen.
Resentful.
Catatonic.
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Kathy in Cambridge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:48 PM
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9. Depressive. Belligerent. Authoritarian. Odoriforous.
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RandomKoolzip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:49 PM
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12. Caucasian.
Indifferent.
Flesh-colored.
Virus-bearing.
Thirty.
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:50 PM
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14. well, she ain't caucasian
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:50 PM
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13. she weighs like 95 pounds
so, she's not too lumpy...
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Kathy in Cambridge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:46 PM
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6. self-starter, takes initiative, flexible
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catzies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:47 PM
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7. Dynamic, enthusiastic, self-directed, team player, reliable
:shrug:
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SheepyMcSheepster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:47 PM
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8. Deceptive
Envious, Bitter, bad-humored, bearish, bitchy, cantankerous, choleric, crabby, cross, crotchety, cussed, disagreeable, grouchy, grumpy, hot-tempered, ill-humored, irascible, mean, ornery, perverse, quick-tempered, ratty, snappish, tetchy, ugly, vinegary
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Kathy in Cambridge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:48 PM
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10. how did you get a hold of my resume?
:P
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SheepyMcSheepster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 05:01 PM
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15. I work for the Dept of Homeland Security
in fact i am right behind you watching you now!
boooga booga!
:hide:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 04:49 PM
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11. Loose cannon. Proactive. Analytical. Serious about the job.
Then for the last one, throw it back at the employer.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 05:13 PM
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Energetic and flexible.
Those are two of my favorites.
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jrthin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-05 05:13 PM
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16. Teamplayer, flexible. nt
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