Let's face it: these days the job market can be rough. With not enough jobs to go around and tons of graduates ready to join the work force each year, sometimes attempting to land a gig can be discouraging. That’s why it should come as no surprise that occasionally, a potential employee might feel the need to make his or her resume... stand out, shall we say. While the impulse isn’t a bad one, there are right, wrong, and tragically misguided ways to achieve this. So before you launch into your attempt to make your resume unique, check out these funny resume fails to see exactly how wrong things can go if you’re not careful.
Below you’ll find a list of funny resume mistakes and all around funny resumes that made the folks who sent them out stand out for all the wrong reasons. As you’ll see here, sometimes being forgotten by a potential employer is better than guaranteeing they’ll remember you for being the biggest ass-hat they’ve encountered in their career to date. While some of the funny resume mistakes you’ll see below appear to be massive, yet honest ones, others among them are excellent examples of why you should never turn job hunting into a drinking game.So scroll on down for a look at some of the most epic funny resume fails of all time. Whether you’re looking for a laugh, tips on what not to do, or just the reassurance that there is someone out there who tanked it worse that you did, you’ve come to the right place.
Honesty: Not Always the Best Policy, ActuallyPhoto: flickr / CC0Is this hilarious?
And the New Star Suspect Is...Photo: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation LicenseIs this hilarious?
Responsible Drunk Guy Who Thought This Would Be Hilarious = WinningPhoto: flickr / CC0Is this hilarious?
The Minimalist ApproachPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BYIs this hilarious?