Descriptive Words

Descriptive Words for Interviews

Top 10 descriptors are in red.

[x] Accurate:  I am precise.  I don’t make mistakes

[] Active:  I like to keep myself busy

[ ] Adaptable:  I can easily fit into new routines and situations.

[ ] Adventurous:  I like to try new things

[ ] Affectionate:  I am warm toward others and prefer personal contact.

[x] Ambitious:  I want to succeed at everything I do.  I want to do well

[ ] Artistic:  I am creative and like to use my imagination.

[ ] Assertive:  I stand up for myself.

[x] Attentive:  I am never daydreaming when I need to pay attention.

[x] Calm:  I don’t feel out of control even when I am under stress.  I stay cool.

[x] Capable:  I am able to do my job.

[x] Careful:  I take good care of my work and try not to make mistakes.

[ ] Caring:  I care about people and many things.

[ ] Cautious:  I am aware of dangerous situations and try to avoid them.

[ ] Charming:  My outgoing manner makes people like me and want to be near me.

[ ] Cheerful:  I am usually in a good mood and see things in a positive way.

[ ] Clever:  I approach things in new and interesting ways.

[x] Competent:  I get the job done well and on time.

[ ] Competitive:  I like to be challenged by others to do my best in whatever I do.

[ ] Confident:  I believe in myself and in what I can do.

[x] Conscientious:  I know and do what’s right.

[x] Consistent:  I always do things the same way.

[ ] Constructive:  I am able to build and put things together.  I am positive.

[x] Co-operative:  I am able to work and get along with others.

[ ] Courageous:  I am brave.

[ ] Creative:  I like to create things.

[x] Curious:  I am interested in learning and discovering new things.

[x] Dependable:  Others can rely on me.

[x] Detailed:  I pay attention to the small things.

[x] Determined:  When I decide to do something, I do it, no matter how hard it is.

[x] Disciplined:  I am focused and can make myself stay doing a task even if something more interesting comes along.

[ ] Discreet:  I can keep secrets and don’t gossip.

[ ] Dynamic:  I have a lot of energy, enthusiasm and new ideas.

[x] Eager:  I’m always willing and ready to get started on things.

[x] Efficient:  I do things quickly, usually in the fastest, simplest way.

[ ] Empathetic:  I can feel other people’s pain and understand what they are feeling.

[ ] Energetic:  I have a lot of energy.

[ ] Enterprising:  I am someone who is likely to start my own business.  I motivate myself.

[x] Enthusiastic:  I get excited and motivated.

[ ] Expressive:  I get my message across to others clearly.

[ ] Forgiving:  I don’t hold grudges.

[ ] Friendly:  I make an effort to include and talk to others.

[ ] Generous:  I am giving to others, either of emotional support or gifts.

[ ] Gentle:  I handle things and people with care.

[x] Good-natured:  I’m easygoing and don’t get angry often.

[x] Helpful:  I like to help others.

[x] Honest:  I always tell the truth.

[ ] Humorous:  I am funny and make others laugh.

[ ] Imaginative:  I am full of thoughts and ideas.

[x] Independent:  I do not rely or depend on other people.  I work well on my own.

[ ] Industrious:  I put effort into my work               

[x] Innovative:  I always have new ideas.

[ ] Inspiring:  I motivate others to act, behave or do something positive.

[x] Integrity:  I understand and act upon my moral – what is right and wrong.

[ ] Intuitive:  I can sense how others feel or what they’re thinking; I can sense how to solve a problem.

[x] Kind:  I am good to other people.

[ ] Likable: I am easy to like.

[x] Logical:  I am able to think step by step.

[ ] Loyal:  I am true and faithful to others.

[ ] Mature:  I am mentally and physically developed.  I am responsible for my age.

[x] Meticulous:  I am into the details of things and may be a bit of a perfectionist.

[ ] Modest:  I don’t brag about myself and my accomplishments.

[x] Open-minded:  I am open to new and different ideas.

[x] Optimistic:  I look on the bright side of things and always try to find the good side.

[x] Orderly:  I like to follow step-by-step processes and do things in an organized and logical manner.

[x] Organized:  Everything has a place and an order.

[ ] Outgoing:  I am friendly and feel comfortable and excited by new situations.  I am not afraid of crowds.

[x] Patient:  I don’t lose my temper quickly and am good at teaching people new things.

[ ] Perceptive:  I notice what’s going on around me and how people get along.

[ ] Persevering:  Even though a job may be hard, I’ll keep at it until it’s done.

[ ] Playful:  I have a joking and teasing personality.

[ ] Polite:  I always remember my manners and am tactful.

[x] Positive:  I think there is a good side to everything.

[x] Practical:  I think before I act and look for the simplest way to do things.

[x] Productive:  I am focused and use my time wisely.

[ ] Progressive:  I am forward-thinking and don’t cling to the old way of doing things.

[ ] Punctual:  I make a point of being on time.

 [ ] Rational:  I don’t go into a panic in crisis time.  I calmly try to think things through for a solution.

[ ] Realistic:  I see things as they really are.

[ ] Reasonable:  I make fair decisions.

[ ] Reflective:  I like to think about things I’ve done after they’re finished, and see how I might do them better next  time.

[ ] Relaxed:  Stress and tension don’t get to me.

[x] Reliable:  People know they can always count on me to be there when they need me.

[x] Resourceful:  I can find things and may be good at doing research.

[ ] Respectful:  I treat everyone with respect.

[ ] Self-reliant:  I do things for myself and don’t count on others to do them for me.

[ ] Sensitive:  I am in tune with others’ feelings as well as my own.  I care about what others think of me.

[ ] Sincere:  When I give compliments, I mean them.  I am not a fake.

[ ] Sociable:  I like to be around people a lot.  I might prefer working in groups.

[ ] Spontaneous:  I do things when I feel like it.  I don’t need a plan.

[ ] Sympathetic:  I feel for others when they are sad or when something bad happens to them.

[ ] Tactful:  I don’t just blurt out criticisms.  I try to think of a nice way to say things politely.

[ ] Tenacious:  When I’ve got a good idea, I hold onto it and fight for my cause until others listen.

[x] Thorough:  I don’t miss things.  I do a job completely and think of all sides of the problem.

[ ] Thoughtful:  I think of others, not just myself.  For instance, I remember birthdays, names and important dates.

[ ] Thrifty:  I am good at saving money.

[x] Tolerant:  I don’t lose my cool easily and try to get along with everyone.

[ ] Understanding:  I forgive people for making mistakes and don’t hold grudges because of them.

[ ] Versatile:  I know how to do and learn to do many different things.

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Rommuel's Descriptive Words

Rommuel’s List of Descriptive words

 Top ten

Accurate:  I am precise.  I don’t make mistakes

Careful:  I take good care of my work and try not to make mistakes.

Detailed:  I pay attention to the small things.

Integrity:  I understand and act upon my moral – what is right and wrong.

Meticulous:  I am into the details of things and may be a bit of a perfectionist.

Optimistic:  I look on the bright side of things and always try to find the good side.

Organized:  Everything has a place and an order.

Practical:  I think before I act and look for the simplest way to do things.

Productive:  I am focused and use my time wisely.

Thorough:  I don’t miss things.  I do a job completely and think of all sides of the problem.

Additional descriptive words

Ambitious:  I want to succeed at everything I do.  I want to do well

Attentive:  I am never daydreaming when I need to pay attention.

Calm:  I don’t feel out of control even when I am under stress.  I stay cool.

Capable:  I am able to do my job.

Competent:  I get the job done well and on time.

Conscientious:  I know and do what’s right.

Consistent:  I always do things the same way.

Co-operative:  I am able to work and get along with others.

Curious:  I am interested in learning and discovering new things.

Dependable:  Others can rely on me.

Determined:  When I decide to do something, I do it, no matter how hard it is.

Disciplined:  I am focused and can make myself stay doing a task even if something more interesting comes along.

Eager:  I’m always willing and ready to get started on things.

Efficient:  I do things quickly, usually in the fastest, simplest way.

 Enthusiastic:  I get excited and motivated.

Good-natured:  I’m easygoing and don’t get angry often

Helpful:  I like to help others.

Honest:  I always tell the truth.

Innovative:  I always have new ideas.

Independent:  I do not rely or depend on other people.  I work well on my own.

Kind:  I am good to other people

Logical:  I am able to think step by step.

Open-minded:  I am open to new and different ideas.

Orderly:  I like to follow step-by-step processes and do things in an organized and logical

manner.

Patient:  I don’t lose my temper quickly and am good at teaching people new things

Positive:  I think there is a good side to everything.

Reliable:  People know they can always count on me to be there when they need me.

Resourceful:  I can find things and may be good at doing research.

Tolerant:  I don’t lose my cool easily and try to get along with everyone.

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