However, there was some country-to-country variation, with "analytical" being the most commonly used word in Switzerland, while "motivated" was favored by Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the UK. France and Italy preferred "responsible" and the Spanish used "specialized" most often. In Egypt and Indonesia, "multinational" was the most overused word, Indian users described themselves as "effective" and in Brazil "experimental" took the top spot.
Focusing on the US, the site's largest user base, the top three buzzwords were "creative," "organizational" and "effective" (as in 2011). However, in ninth place, "analytical" made its first appearance in the list and "motivated" moved to fourth, above 2010's number-one buzz phrase, "extensive experience."
US LinkedIn users' top 10 buzzwords1 Creative2 Oranizational3 Effective4 Motivated5 Extensive Experience6 Track Record7 Innovative8 Responsible9 Analytical10 Problem solving