“Big words seldom accompany good deeds.” – Charlotte Whitton
Job hunting can be a daunting task. It generally involves sending your resume to dozens of potential employers in hopes that you will pique the interest of even one of them. And that’s just the initial hurdle. Then, you have to go to the interview and hope that they don’t find your face or personality off-putting.
On top of all of this, you have to compete with a handful of other candidates who are vying for that same position, meaning you really have to stand out from the competition. Sometimes, you that requires getting downright clever to capture the attention of recruiters.
Here are 25 hysterical and puzzling instances in which people got creative with their resumes.
Unless you were born into wealth, are being financially supported by another person, or are just plain lucky, you probably have a job. Hell, you might be reading this while you’re at your job (in which case, thank you for potentially jeopardizing your career for this inconsequential article). Now, go back to work.
If you have one of those pesky jobs where you have to be around other members of society, work can be a bit of a landmine. There are people you like, people you feel indifferent about, and people you would probably punch in the face if there weren’t an HR department.
Every company has a set of rules and policies that direct your behavior and keep you from punching people in the face. However, there are also some “unspoken” rules that we all just assume everyone knows because… duh!
YES, KAREN, WE REALIZE THE COMPANY HANDBOOK DOESN’T SAY ANYTHING ABOUT BRINGING TUNA FISH FOR LUNCH, BUT EVERYONE KNOWS IT’S A DICKHEAD THING TO DO!
Here, Cracked readers explain the “do’s” and “don’ts” in the workplace.
Lip Sync Charades
Jimmy and Reese Witherspoon compete against Lenny Kravitz and his daughter Zoe in a game of charades with a twist – they have to lip sync the clues as they act them out to get their partners to guess the names of popular songs.
Watch the clip here