5 MOST UNUSUAL JOB APPLICATIONS (AND WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T DO)

Weird job applications and what not to do
Applying to jobs can be stressful. There’s always the fear of embarrassing yourself in front of a potential employer.

CareerBuilder surveyed hiring managers to find some of the most outrageously unusual job applications. Some of these make John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell’s characters in Step Brothers seem like top-tier applicants!

Aside from the crazy examples in the slideshow, employers also warned some of the biggest mistakes they see include things like typos on resumes, an inappropriate email address and resumes that include a photo. Remember, you’re applying for a job, not a TV sitcom.

1. Creeper Status

Candidate called himself a genius and invited the hiring manager to interview him at his apartment.

2. Too Much Info!

TMI: Candidate’s cover letter talked about her family being in the mob.

3. Just In Case Of A Croc-Apocalypse

Candidate applying for a management job listed “gator hunting” as a skill.

4. Skills: Speak Penguin

Candidate claimed to be able to speak “Antartican” when applying for a job to work in Antarctica.

5. The Unprofessional Photo

Candidate’s resume had a photo of the applicant reclining in a hammock under the headline “Hi, I’m _____ and I’m looking for a job.”

To see more and article source see Huffington Post



Facebook Comments

RELATED STUDENT NEWS
TOP

JOIN us now! 200 000+ student community get it monthly

Don't forget to stay in know. Students across the country join daily to ensure they never miss out. Drop your email in the box.

Your data and privacy is important to us. We strive to provide the utmost in transparency and always allow the opportunity to opt-out. Know your rights and visit our legal section