Industry Bloopers and Funnies

It’s always refreshing to get in a good laugh. One of my all-time favorite shows is Seinfield because it kept me laughing and successfully interspersed real life situations with comedic responses. It created lasting memories for viewers and kept people talking for years about the show. Similar to Seinfield, candidates should want to create a lasting yet positive impression as a candidate, but you do not want to end up as the laughing stock at the office. Pulled from a Monster article, here are 10 real-life resume bloopers:

1. “Revolved customer problems and inquiries.” Just what every employer is looking for — an expert in passing the buck.

2. “Consistently tanked as top sales producer for new accounts.” Sales managers aren’t likely to be impressed with this self-proclaimed underachiever.

3. “Dramatically increased exiting account base, achieving new company record.” If customer accounts were leaving in droves as this statement […]