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Most Funny Mistakes Made in Resume or CV

Top 10 MOST FUNNY CV / RESUME Mistakes



1 Spelling Mistakes



Speak English and Spinach



Espanol



Dear Sir or Madman



Hope to hear from you shorty



2 Typos



I held sex positions as a manager



Managing Steak-Holders



Graduated in 1882



3 Lack of Specifics



Worked in Hotels



Worked with employees



Managed projects



4 Leaving Out Important Information



No Name



No Contact details



No Personal Profile



5 Visually Too Cluttered



Too much text without spacing



Numerous pictures



No paragraphs



6 Incorrect Contact Information



No area Code



Only a first name

? John John John John John



Wrong email Address

@?



7 Layout, Design and Content Mistakes



EVERYTHING IN CAPITALS



Picture of your dog



Print Out your CV in Pink



8 Lies



I am 30 years old and worked 15 years as a bank manager



I earned 100K at McDonalds flipping burgers



Managed over 100 people in a company that only employs 50

50 > 100



9 Irrelevant Info



I hate spiders



Hair Colour BLACK



Can drink 10 beers without getting too drunk



10 Mentioning WHY you have left your current job



Responsibility makes me nervous



I was not smart enough to do the job



My affair with the boss broke down



Other Types of Mistakes



TypeFace Uniformity



Highlighting Duties Instead of Accomplishments



No Action Verbs



Punctuation Mistakes



Underwhelming Detail



Using friends as Referees



Bullet-Point Accuracy



Format Consistency



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Most Funny Mistakes Made in Resume or CV

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Writing a CV or Resume is never easy and avoiding classic mistakes will help you to progress your job search. Here are some real life examples of mistakes people made.
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