141 Powerful Words To Use During An Interview

To find a job in a slow market is a formidable challenge, but when done correctly it can lead to greatly satisfying results.

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams

The intelligent use of words is very important to keep your listeners engaged. Words allow you to influence your listeners and readers. Being able to use words effectively leaves a good impression while not being able to do so leaves a poor impression.

During your job interview, choosing your words carefully can make all the difference and can transform a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes’.

Listed below are some words which you should and try to use while speaking with others, especially during job interviews.

Powerful words to use during an interview:


Able Advise Authorize
Accelerate Align Assign
Accomplish Analyse Assist
Achieve Announce Attain
Advanced Assess Attract



Balance Brief Budget
Benefit Build Bundle
Boost Brighter Brainstorm



Calculate Conserve Coordinate
Collaborate Consolidate Correspond
Capitalize Commit Consult
Complete Convert Create
Comply Convey Compose
Convince Conduct Cultivate



Decrease Deduct Define
Develop Discover Devise
Distinguish Deliver Devote
Diversify Demonstrate Document



Ensure Exceed Educate
Establish Excel Enable
Enhance Evaluate Expand
Encourage Examine Explore



Facilitate Field Formalize
Forecast Formulate Further



Gain Gather Generate
Grant Guide Genuine



Host Hire Hindrance



Identify Inspire Illustrate
Influence Integrate Implement
Incorporate Interpret Introduce



Launch Lift Lobby




Manage Monitor Motivate
Merge Mediate Modify



Navigate Negotiate Null



Observe Obtain Oversee
Originate Outperform Originate



Participate Persuade Prepare
Promote Perform Project



Reduce Replace Represent
Resolve Recommend Retain
Review Refine Recover



Segment Simplify Standard
Succeed Surpass Streamline
Suggest Strengthen Sustain



Target Triumph Translate



Uncover Update Upgrade



Validate Value Verify


Read: 8 Useful English Phrases for Field Jobs

Don’t try to learn all the words in one go. If you know most of these words, don’t try to use each of them in an interview. Use these powerful words as much as possible but only in sentences in which they fit seamlessly.

A good approach would be to learn some of the words which are closest to your skills and the kind of job you are interviewing for. In such a case, using these selected words will come more easily to you.

Read our blog for more useful interview tips. Create your SmartProfile™ today to find a job that perfectly matches your skills and preferences. MeraJob wishes you the very best.

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