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However, while some tactics are memorable and unusual they are not the best approach. Examples shared by hiring managers include: Candidate called himself a genius and invited the hiring manager to interview him at his apartment. Candidate’s cover letter talked about her family being in the mob. Candidate applying for a management job listed “gator hunting” as a skill. Candidate’s resume included phishing as a hobby. Candidate specified that her resume was set up to be sung to the tune of “The Brady Bunch.” Candidate highlighted the fact that he was “Homecoming Prom Prince” in 1984. Candidate claimed to be able to speak “Antartican” when applying for a job to work in Antarctica. Candidate’s resume had a photo of the applicant reclining in a hammock under the headline "Hi, I'm _____ and I'm looking for a job." Candidate’s resume was decorated with pink rabbits. Candidate listed “to make dough” as the objective on the resume. Candidate applying for an accounting job said he was “deetail-oriented” and spelled the company’s name incorrectly. Candidate’s cover letter contained "LOL."
However, while some tactics are memorable and unusual they are not the best approach.
Examples shared by hiring managers include: