HRD forum is the place for positive industry interaction and welcomes your professional and informed opinion.

World's worst resumes: revealed

Notify me of new replies via email
HC Online | 11 Apr 2014, 09:48 AM Agree 0
Quora’s contributors are at it again sharing their CV and cover letter nightmares.
  • Melissa | 11 Apr 2014, 11:58 AM Agree 0
    1) #Selfie style photos on resumes. Photos of a candidate in a bikini on a resume!!

    2) old hotmail or gmail accounts with an inappropriate title - its a free email account for goodness sake!!

    3) spelling

    4) people that list all their hobbies, relevant or not.

    5) people that list all the activities in a job and end up with a 16 page resume.
  • Sue | 11 Apr 2014, 12:51 PM Agree 0
    Having 'slug' as a referee
  • caca | 11 Apr 2014, 02:04 PM Agree 0
    Oh I wish I had enough time to post the amount of horrid resumes I've seen. And without providing any details - these are what some may call "academics".

    There's nothing academic about their CVs.
  • Kim | 11 Apr 2014, 02:33 PM Agree 0
    A candidate wrote that they were "ambitious and tedious". Good to know!
  • Dot | 11 Apr 2014, 03:45 PM Agree 0
    Three of my favourites

    1. 'I am strong like Super Woman'
    2. email contact - sexymandy89@..........
    3. Reason for leaving - got in a fight with boss but he was an a***hole
Post a reply