Would You Hire This Person?

October 17, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Employers who think they have seen it all, probably haven't, based on a series of employment related excerpts from various resumes.

As reported by the Associated Press, the following are real excerpts (though not all from the same candidate):

  • Cover letter: “I am a quick leaner, dependable, and motivated.”

  • Objective: “Seek challenges that test my mind and body, since the two are usually inseperable.”

  • Cover letter: “Here are my qualifications for you to overlook.”

  • Experience: “Develop and recommend an annual operating expense fudget.”

  • Education: “Graduated in the top 66 percent of my class.”

  • Abilities: “Proven ability to track down and correct erors.”

  • Abilities: “Am a perfectionist and rarely if if ever forget details.”

  • Cover letter: “Thank you for your consideration. Hope to hear from you shorty!”

  • Work experience: “Dealing with customers’ conflicts that arouse.”

  • Work history: “Performed brain wave tests, 1879-1981.”

Wonder if they got hired?