What's the most overused buzzword on LinkedIn profiles in the U.S.?

What's the most overused buzzword on LinkedIn profiles in the U.S.?

by / December 14, 2012
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Answer: "Creative"

 

It turns out that everyone thinks they're creative, according to buzzword analytics used by professional networking site LinkedIn. Of the network's more than 187 million subscribers, the most prevalent buzzword was creative--a gold winner on the national and global scale. Not only is creative this year's hottest buzzword in the U.S., but it was the most popular in 2011 as well. Perhaps it's time to for users to get motivated, innovative and use those effective organizational skills to problem-solve creative ways to update their profiles. After all, they have a proven track record of being experimental and analytical. (How about that for buzzword usage?).

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Karen Stewartson

Karen Stewartson served as the managing editor of Government Technology for many years. She also contributed to Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines.