Articles by Simla Ceyhan
As we approach 2013, it is time again for the LinkedIn team to refresh our popular buzzwords analysis from previous years. Do members still describe themselves as “creative” and “effective” professionals with “extensive experience” or did the most overused words in LinkedIn Profiles change from last year’s analysis?
When we ran the analysis in 2011, we had 135 million members around the globe. Now we have more than 187 million. Even though we added more than 50 million new members since we did the last ranking, the data tells us that the number one buzzword globally is “creative” once again.
With the New Year right around the corner, the LinkedIn team thought it would be a great time to refresh one of our most popular analyses from last year overused professional buzzwords! Maybe during the last year some of our members scrubbed their profiles of buzzwords and more uniquely described themselves? Or maybe there has been a huge growth in the number of innovative, motivated, entrepreneurial team players who are results-oriented and thrive in fast-paced environments. To the data!
We took a look at the more than 135 million professional profiles on our site and here are the top 10 buzzwords for the United States: