7 of the Worst Resumes Ever - SFGate

Editor’s Note: Discussions of the worst resumes ever lead naturally to “What was the worst job you ever had?” Enter our intrepid writer and reporter Dan McLeod, who agreed to put pen to paper and document the worst jobs he’s encountered since graduating. In this diary of the odd, Dan gives us some jobs to remember, if not to envy. When you take the collection as a whole, you can understand why people say that a college degree isn’t what it used to be. But you also get the sense that Dan may yet triumph, and that the Zen of odd jobs is more than just collecting stories. - Jon Reed

The worst resume ever - Workopolis

That example was followed by what Palm dubbed the "worst resume ever." That resume was a four-page long list of trade positions lasting between one month and several months spanning about two decades. Don't do that. If you worked a variety of short contracts over twenty years, sum it up in one listing. The candidate also claimed to have worked as an air traffic controller for 15 years before being "terminated from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)." The candidate also listed the reasons for the termination.


7 of the Worst Resumes Ever - Houston Chronicle

compiled the worst resume blunders as advised by career experts, formatted these mistakes, and created a fictitious

That example was followed by what Palm dubbed the “worst resume ever.” That resume was a four-page long list of trade positions lasting between one month and several months spanning about two decades. Don’t do that. If you worked a variety of short contracts over twenty years, sum it up in one listing. The candidate also claimed to have worked as an air traffic controller for 15 years before being “terminated from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration).” The candidate also listed the reasons for the termination.