Overlooking The Resumes
Following are a few gems taken from actual resumes:
"Personal: I'm married with 9 children. I don't require pre-scription drugs.
"I am extremely loyal to my present firm, so please don't let them know of my immediate availability."
"Note: Please don't misconstrue my 14 jobs as 'job-hopping'. I have never quit a job."
"Number of dependents: 40."
"Marital Status: Often. Children: Various."
"Here are my qualifications for you to overlook."
REASONS FOR LEAVING THE LAST JOB: "Responsibility makes me nervous."
"They insisted that all employees get to work by 8:45 every morning. Couldn't work under those conditions."
"I was proud to win the Gregg Typting Award."
"My goal is to be a meteorologist. Since I have no training in meteorology, I suppose I should try stock brokerage."
"I procrastinate - especially when the task is unpleasant."
PHYSICAL DISABILITIES: "Minor allergies to house cats and Mongolian sheep."