From CareerBuilder comes this advice for jobseekers – examples to follow:
1] Candidate called himself a genius and invited the hiring manager to interview him at his apartment.
2] Candidate’s cover letter talked about her family being in the mob.
3] Candidate applying for a management job listed “gator hunting” as a skill.
4] Candidate’s resume included phishing as a hobby.
5] Candidate specified that her resume was set up to be sung to the tune of “The Brady Bunch.”
6] Candidate highlighted the fact that he was “Homecoming Prom Prince” in 1984.
7] Candidate claimed to be able to speak “Antarctican” when applying for a job to work in Antarctica.
8] Candidate’s resume had a photo of the applicant reclining in a hammock under the headline “Hi, I’m _____ and I’m looking for a job.”
9] Candidate’s resume was decorated with pink rabbits.
10] Candidate listed “to make dough” as the objective on the resume.
11] Candidate applying for an accounting job said he was “deetail-oriented” and spelled the company’s name incorrectly.
12] Candidate’s cover letter contained “LOL.”