Friday, 6 January 2012

New Year, new job?


Check your CV carefully before you submit it. Then check it again.

Then get someone else to check it. Then check it again.

Here are some examples of typos Max Messmer has found in job applications in recent years.

Mr Messmer is Chairman and CEO of Robert Half and Author of Job Hunting For Dummies.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
I have always been complimented for having a friendly misdemeanor.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Trouble shouting.

EDUCATION:
Graduating with dueling degrees.

WORK HISTORY:
My last job was an udder disaster.

EDUCATION:
Graduated in 007.

STRENGTHS:
Acurate tiping skils.

SKILLS:
Rebel in accepting exciting new challenges.

COVER LETTER:
I am quiet by nature and talkative.

SKILLS:
Typing, data entry, data entry.

Do you have any more you'd like to share?

Oh, and good luck securing that new jib.

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