The Job Application Wall of Shame

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Published on March 5, 2014

Author: HireologyBlog

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From typos to "campus cutey," these are the five worst job application blunders.

The Job Application Wall of Shame as originally found on ThoughtCatalog.com

“We had an [applicant] write that he was voted “campus cutey” by the girls at his university, and attached a link.” - Hyarmendacil

“I was hiring an admin assistant, [and] one lady’s resume said: “I am very skilled in handling administration in the correct manor.” Her resume was 5 pages of incorrectly used words. - nerdigurumi

“Writing their introductory paragraphs in the third person: Sally excels at Excel, and in 2005 she won an Excel competition.” - Stone-D

“Giant word art reading: ‘cover letter’. Followed by a huge, centered picture of them-self. It was poorer than a grade-three biography.“ - lordkane1

“I’ve been hiring people since 1995, and I’ve kept a “Wall of Shame” list for all the things I’ve seen. A selection: “bachelorette degree in computers” “Please let me know if I can omit you in any way” “Ecellent typist, great sppeed and accuracy. 756 wpm.” “Married, eight children. Prefer frequent travel” “It’s best for employers that I not work with people.” “I am very detail-oreinted.”’ - superkoop

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