NotJobs: 150 Funniest Resume Mistakes Ever

14 December 2007 at 6:36AM 1 comment

Over on the JobMob page, they’re tracking the funniest resume mistakes ever. Here are my favorites from their list.

  • Under “job related skills” – for a web designer – “can function without additional oxygen at 24,000 feet”.
  • Qualifications: “I have guts, drive, ambition and heart, which is probably more than a lot of the drones that you have working for you.”
  • A resume listed a skill as “being bi-lingual in three languages” (Ask Annie’s)
  • Background: “28 dog years of experience in sales (four human).” (Resumania)
  • Education: “I have a bachelorette degree in computers.”
  • Objective: “I need money because I have bills to pay and I would like to have a life, go out partying, please my young wife with gifts, and have a menu entrée consisting of more than soup.”
  • Reason for leaving last job: “Bounty hunting was outlawed in my state.”
  • Achievements: “Nominated for prom queen”
  • Objective: “To become Overlord of the Galaxy!”

Check the whole posting out for all the horrifyingly true details.

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