MyCrappyResume is the place for you to share your professional HR (mis)adventures, for the amusement and betterment of all cubicle-kind. Post that story of your nightmare interview, the clueless applicant, or that time you accidentally forwarded your fantasy football stats instead of your resume.
Some of the gems are –[one_half last=”no”]Clubbing as Hobby?
…I read through a CV that had included “clubbing” in their hobbies/ interests section…. I think that’s not a very professional thing to add anyway, but particularly not for the ISLAMIC development bank, based out of Saudi Arabia![/one_half]
Sorry… gotta rush!
During the interview, an alarm clock went off from a candidate’s brief case. He took it out, shut it off, apologized and said he had to leave for another interview.[one_half last=”no”]Deal with what!
I was interviewing a young man for a customer service position. He had worked at a hair salon, and in describing his experience there, he said, “I had to deal with a lot of old biddies.” Needless to say, that’s where his candidacy ended.[/one_half] [one_half last=”yes”]Boss Jokes
…my boss-to-be pulled out my resume with an angry look, and asked “WHAT is this?!” It was a page full of random characters, from copyright symbols to Pounds Sterling, with my name in 72-pt font across the top. I was horrified; he started laughing. He made it up![/one_half] [button color=”orange” link=”http://mycrappyresume.com” target=”_blank”]Read More from MCR[/button]