Recruiting Gone Wrong – My Crappy Resume

my crappy resume, funny recruiting stories, recruiting mistakes to avoid

my crappy resume, funny recruiting stories, recruiting mistakes to avoid

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=”” target=”_blank”]Read More from MCR[/button]