Friday, January 13, 2006

Here are some of the worst--and funny!--real-life examples of resume typos published by*

"I am very detail-oreinted."
* "I have a bachelorette degree in computers."
* "Excellent memory; strong math aptitude; excellent memory; effective management skills; and very good at math."
* "I worked as a Corporate Lesion."
* "Served as assistant sore manager."
* "Special skills: Thyping."
* "I have exhaustive experience in manufacturing."
* "I have used lots of software appilcations."
* "Objection: To utilize my skills in sales."
* "I am quick at typing, about 25 words per minute."
* "I am a rabid typist."
* "Skills: Operated Pitney Bones machine."
* "Strengths: Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining composer."
* "Education: B.A. in Loberal Arts."
* "Work Experience: Dealing with customers' conflicts that arouse."
* "Education: College, August 1880 - May 1984."
* "Typing Speed: 756 wpm."
* "Work History: Performed brain wave tests, 1879-1981."
* "Accomplishments: Completed 11 years of high school."
* "Thank you for your consideration. Hope to hear from you shorty!"
* "Enclosed is a ruff draft of my resume."
* "I am sicking and entry-level position."
* "I am a quick leaner, dependable, and motivated."
* "My salary requirement is $34 per year."
* "Married, eight children. Prefer frequent travel."
* "Graduated in the top 66% of my class."
* "Reason for leaving last job: Pushed aside so the vice president's girlfriend could steal my job."
* "Special skills: Experienced with numerous office machines and can make great lattes."
* "It's best for employers that I not work with people."
* "Objective: To have my skills and ethics challenged on a daily basis."
* "Experience: Watered, groomed, and fed the family dog for years."
* "Special skills: I've got a Ph.D. in human feelings."
* "My contributions on product launches were based on dreams that I had."
* "Previous experience: Self-employed -- a fiasco."
* "Work history: Bum. Abandoned belongings and led nomadic lifestyle."
* "Reason for leaving last job: The owner gave new meaning to the word 'paranoia.' I prefer to elaborate privately."
* "Extensive background in public accounting. I can also stand on my head!"
* "Exposure to German for two years, but many words are inappropriate for business."
* "My fortune cookie said, 'Your next interview will result in a job' -- and I like your company in particular."


allison said...

I think EVERY SINGLE ONE of those people work here...I know them ALL!!!!!

s-hooks said...

Wow, that's really unfortunate.

I do like the self employed/fiasco one!

boneman said...

About the $34 a year....I did that.