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Last week, recruiter and career consultant Rich Jones tweeted that he was literally crying from laughter after reading one candidate's bullet point, which said:
Reported on time for scheduled work
And by gems, we mean face-palm-worthy bullet points!
An Amex Black Card Holder
This resume was sent for a job at Bloomingdale's in New York.
-- HR Director Emily Rickel at Medical Guardian, formerly of Bloomingdales
Several managers mentioned spelling bloopers. Please, folks, spell check!
-- Rod Hughes, vice president of Kimball Communications
Harmony, Belief, Relator
I am a quick learner
Made coffee on a daily basis, a second pot if needed
-- Heather Young, founder of Virtual Help Resources
My parents for teaching me through strict positive and negative reinforcement
This was listed under "References."
-- Phil Danne, hardware integration lead at Livio, a second-phase start-up in the auto tech industry
Valedictorian in the 6th grade
Anything before college usually doesn't belong here!
--Scott DiGiammarino, CEO and founder of Reed Potential
Experienced with a chainsaw
Shaken hands with Anderson Cooper