Looking for some positive words to describe someone great, namely yourself? Here's a long list for you.
A classic move for a job interviewer is to ask if you could describe yourself in one word.
To help you prepare for that surprisingly challenging personality-testing job interview question, here's some positive adjective help that will also make you happy.
The good, better and best adjectives to “describe me”
Dilbert creator Scott Adams once asked his readers to pick one word to describe themselves.
Looking at the results, he made an interesting discovery. Scott is also a trained hypnotist, and according to him, quickly reading this powerful, positive personality adjectives list will make you happier.
And you know what?
Give it a try…
These are also good adjectives for a person you're writing about, such as when you need to describe someone in a LinkedIn recommendation.
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However, if you're now tempted to go off with this list and rewrite your resume, adding in as many positive, empowering adjectives as you can, please don't. Adjectives come across as fluff in a resume.
Instead, use action verbs instead to give your resume more punch.
Question of the article
What's your choice for “best word to describe myself” and why? Think how you would justify your response in an interview, and tell us in the comments.Free Bonus
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