While compiling the 150 Funniest Resume Mistakes Ever, I came upon the following anecdote and it was too funny not to pass on:

I once was playing around with my friends while writing my resume. I added things like:

10/02 – 08/05 God

  • Oversaw and maintained creation, chaos and stability of the entire universe.
  • Forced to resign due to conflict of opinion with human race with respect to the flavor of car wax.

This alone is childish, and fun to giggle at, but when I forwarded my resume off to a very nice job, after speaking to them for months trying to get my foot in the door I realized I sent the wrong one.

2 weeks later I received a letter from them declining my resume due to over-qualifications.

They had no place for the creator of all that is, was and ever will be, and didn't believe the shareholders would feel comfortable with a former deity who liked to spend late nights with a bottle of Jack and 17 small stuffed animals as his new hobby, overseeing foreign operations of the company.

(Seen in the comments on Ask Annie's)

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This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Kate


  2. Nigel

    Probably just being Ageist!

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