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Subject:Re: What Is An "Unusual Resume?" From:Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 24 Sep 2001 17:05:29 -0700
Steve Hudson wrote:
> An unusual resume is one that misses out vital information, such as work
> history, skills, certification etc. One could then extend this to a resume
> that is not presented as an orderly table of facts. I have seen several
> first attempts that were short stories or mini-autobiographies.
Don't forget the ones that are meant to show off the subject's graphic skills. I
once saw one that showed a cartoon head with spiky hair, with all the lines of
the drawing composed of resume information - a sort of ASCII artwork gone mad.
It was mildy amusing, but didn't really give any information about the subject's
experience or skills.
I've got to give credit, though - the sender did reduce his resume to a single
Actually, I ended up feeling a little sorry for the sender. Somehow, the resume
circulated around the office, and was brought out for a cheap laugh for several
Bruce Byfield bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com 604.421.7177
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