CV Mistakes


How bad a mistake can you make on your CV's? Here are some real-life examples:

* "My intensity and focus are at inordinately high levels, and my ability to complete projects on time is unspeakable."

* "Education: Curses in liberal arts, curses in computer science, curses in accounting."

* "Instrumental in ruining entire operation for a Midwest chain store."

* "Personal: Married, 1992 Chevrolet."

* "I have an excellent track record, although I am not a horse."

* "I am a rabid typist."

* "Created a new market for pigs by processing, advertising and selling a gourmet pig mail order service on the side."

* "Exposure to German for two years, but many words are not appropriate for business."

* "Proven ability to track down and correct erors."

* "Personal interests: Donating blood. 15 gallons so far."

* "I have become completely paranoid, trusting completely nothing and absolutely no one."

* "References: None, I've left a path of destruction behind me."

* "Strengths: Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining composer."

* "Don't take the comments of my former employer too seriously, they were unappreciative beggars and slave drivers."

* "My goal is to be a meteorologist. But since I possess no training in meteroology, I suppose I should try stock brokerage."

* "I procrastinate--especially when the task is unpleasant."

* "I am loyal to my employer at all costs. .Please feel free to resond to my resume on my office voicemanil."

* "Qualifications: No education or experience."

* "Disposed of 2.5 billion in assets."

* "Accomplishments: Oversight of entire department."

* "Extensive background in accounting. I can also stand on my head!"

* Cover letter: "Thank you for your consideration. Hope to hear from you shorty!"

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