World News It's All Relative Did You Know? Opinion On The Streets
Employers all over the world have joined forces, and shared their favourite resume mistakes. Here are a few of our favourites.

  1. “Career break in 1999 to renovate my horse.”
  2. “I am about to enrol on a Business and Finance Degree with the Open University. I feel that this qualification will prove detrimental to me for future success.”
  3. “I belive that weakness is the first level of strength, given the right attitude and driving force. My school advised me to fix my punctuality…”
  4. Candidate included a letter from his mother.
  5. Skills: "Strong Work Ethic, Attention to Detail, Team Player, Self Motivated, Attention to Detail”
  6. Woman who sent her résumé and cover letter without deleting someone else’s editing, including such comments as “I don’t think you want to say this about yourself here”
  7. Objective: “career on the Information Supper Highway”
  8. A resume - was printed on the back of the person’s current employer’s letterhead.
  9. One applicant tried to make an impression by using four different fonts, three ink colors and a variety of highlighting options on her résumé
  10. “Revolved customer problems and inquiries.”
  11. “I am a wedge with a sponge taped to it. My purpose is to wedge myself into someone’s door to absorb as much as possible.”
  12. “I am loyal to my employer at all costs..Please feel free to respond to my resume on my office voice mail.”
  13. Cover letter: “Experienced in all faucets of accounting.”
  14. A resume listed a skill as “being bi-lingual in three languages”

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