It’s nice to be responsible, but frankly it’s all a bit boring.
That word – “responsible” – is the most frequently deployed of all the self-descriptions in profiles at the professional-networking site LinkedIn, and twice as prolific as the next, “strategic”.
The full top-ten “most overused buzzwords in members’ profiles” in 2013, as revealed in a LinkedIn blog post:
More instructive, perhaps, are the words that have fallen out of the top 10.
The four that appeared 2012 but no longer are these: experimental; motivated; multinational; and specialised.
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