Re: What Is An "Unusual Resume?"

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
months afterwards.

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