Resume Writing with the Power Word Extracted
• Extract (v)
• Means to draw out
Extract or extracted is a resume writing power word that describes the ability to
• Persuade someone to do or perform something that they would not normally be willing to
• Obtain information.
What to extract: information, money, an admission, teeth, splinters, secrets
How to use extract or extracted in your resume:
• Use extract to show your verbal abilities.
• Use extract to show that you are personable.
• Use extract to show that you are sensitive to the environment around you.
Example of communication skills:
Extracted the new company audit report two months before it was announced
Conclusion: This candidate was very well connected within their company.
Example of working under pressure:
Extracted a liver and performed a successful surgery within eight hours.
Conclusion: This candidate is comfortable around blood and is very knowledgeable about the
body and its functions.
Synonyms: remove, obtain, derive, take out, withdraw, extort
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