And all of these really happened.
Don’t miss the Top 10 at the bottom. Enjoy!
From CareerBuilder.ca’s study via Mainstreet.com:
1. Resume delivered in a balloon Continue reading >> 150 More Funniest Resume Mistakes, Bloopers and Blunders Ever
2. A four-page resume detailing every position and volunteer job a person has ever had since he was 12
3. Each line had one bold word that formed a “hidden” message about how great the applicant would be for the position
4. [The resume was] Scrawled in pencil on butcher’s paper
5. Listed “Have flown on a corporate jet” as a notable achievement
6. A resume etched into a wooden cutting board
7. Many small teddy bears and daisies adorned the edges of the pink paper (used for the resume)
8. Listed “Worked with my dad building things. Worked with my mum cleaning the house,” as past experience
Top cartoonists from around the web share their best job search material.
We reached out to a cartoonists all over the Internet who have done job search-related panels before and asked them for their favorite work, drawn by them.
Here are the hilarious results. Continue reading >> 11 Cartoonists Show Off Their Favorite Job Search Cartoons
As seen on cars and websites around the world.
Pin and share to your heart’s content. Continue reading >> 44 Funniest Car Bumper Stickers About Work
Have you ever experienced anything like these?
1) Most destructive interviewee
From Professor Ad Man:
“I had a job interview for a communication specialist position at The American Red Cross. The supervisor asked me to take a seat. As I scooted my chair back to make room for my portfolio, my seat hit the shelf behind me and I knocked over some stuff, breaking the man’s journalism awards. He still offered me the job — my first “real” job after college. Ironically, I was the communications specialist for Disaster Services for three years.” Continue reading >> 11 Scary Job Search Stories That Will Make You Cringe
Because making the recruiter laugh is a great way to stand out.
This is a guest post by Yehoshua Paul. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.
So you’ve finished polishing your resume after proofing it 5 gazillion times in order to locate and exterminate all those pesky spelling mistakes, correct any obscure grammatical errors (wait, you can’t split an infinitive?), and handcrafting it carefully so that every single detail matches the appropriate requirement on the job ad.
Now after sending it out to a dozen or so friends to proofread, you can kick back and have some fun. Continue reading >> 5 Ways To Have Fun With Your Resume