I'm going to apply, but, I don't want this job

Discussion in 'General' started by worthless, May 18, 2018.

  1. worthless

    worthless Well-Known Member

    When I was on the job hunt, I would spend a significant amount of time proofreading my resume before sending it out and I usually had at least one additional set of eyes on it.

    Now that I'm on the other end and reviewing resumes, I'm blown away by what I see. I know there are folks on here that get resumes. How does someone put something like this at the top of a resume and send it without proofreading? Let's see some of your gems.


    btw...one of the jobs in job history - interpreter translating to English.
  2. t500racer

    t500racer Looking for the Bad Teacher's thread...

    That's not very nice. He's a sencitive guy. You could learn something from him about "respect and understanding" to help you get best results two. :D
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  3. rd49

    rd49 Well-Known Member

    The person obviously meant cents. :D
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  4. eggfooyoung

    eggfooyoung You no eat more!

    Since when?
  5. RossK6

    RossK6 0 talent, 2x the calories

    Scents today
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  6. rd49

    rd49 Well-Known Member

    Half past Tuesday
  7. Sweatypants

    Sweatypants I am so smart! S-M-R-T... I mean S-M-A-R-T!

    what specialized knowledge does one receive over others about talking with respect and understanding? is it like a secret society? i mean, i don't talk with respect and i lack empathy, so he's got me there... but i don't really see that as being a special skill.
  8. eggfooyoung

    eggfooyoung You no eat more!

    I passed Tuesday, on Wednesday.
  9. PMooney Jr.

    PMooney Jr. Chasing the Old Man

    That reads like those scam emails and texts I get from Craigslist. Hey, maybe that guy is finally going legit. Give them some credit :D
  10. BSA43

    BSA43 Well-Known Member

    I blame it on texting.

    Correct spelling & grammar not required there.
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  11. Hyperdyne

    Hyperdyne WERA 15

    I use Indeed quite often. It's very simple to use and it generates a ton of traffic. That being said, many of the users only utilize a cell phone and what you received is VERY common.

    I should also tell you I am not surprised to see individuals show up in pajamas to meet with my staff.
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  12. Chasbro

    Chasbro Well-Known Member

    One example in particular stands out in my memory.
    Position applied for: Tek
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  13. JBraun

    JBraun Well-Known Member

    I'll have to share some of my greatest hits when I have time. I've received some cover letters that had me looking around my office for hidden cameras.
  14. Sweatypants

    Sweatypants I am so smart! S-M-R-T... I mean S-M-A-R-T!

    already taken...

  15. Sweatypants

    Sweatypants I am so smart! S-M-R-T... I mean S-M-A-R-T!

    my director at my last job called me into his office one day, and was like, "hey take a look at this and tell me what you think" with a smirk on his face. so i grab the papers and take a look. it was an 11 page resume. it had a headshot picture, story about how him and his wife met and then details about the last 10-15 years of their life including info about their kids being born and growing up, highlighting some of the bigger milestones, along with inspirational poems/quotes on each page. this was a resume for a budget financial analyst. i was speechless.
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  16. fastedyamaha

    fastedyamaha Well-Known Member

    You hired him immediately with no interview needed, right?
  17. Funkm05

    Funkm05 Dork

    You were shocked a finance guy could kinda communicate with people, too?? :Poke: :crackup:
  18. ahrma_581

    ahrma_581 Well-Known Member

    FB screen scrape?
  19. Sweatypants

    Sweatypants I am so smart! S-M-R-T... I mean S-M-A-R-T!

    beats me? it looked like a pamphlet for a timeshare. pictures of sunrises and like 15 different fonts...

    :crackup:hey... i communicate................. by throwing things at people and grunting loudly.
  20. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner It's a little-known fact...

    The real Pros make a video.

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