Application Letter Mistakes

These funnies landed on the desk of the Human Resources Director

  1. I have a graduate degree in unclear physics.
  2. My hobbies include raising long-eared rabbis as pets.
  3. My last job was as a plumbing and hating specialists.
  4. I worked for 6 years as an uninformed security guard.
  5. The academic scholarship I earned came with a plague.
  6. Most of my experience to this point has been as a blue-color worker.
  7. As part of the city maintenance crew, I repaired bad roads and defective brides.
  8. My career goal is to shave my talents with a growing company.
  9. This has reference to your advertisement calling for a ‘typist And an accountant – Male or Female’… As I am both for the past Several years and I can handle both; I am applying for the post.
  10. As my mother-in-law has expired and I am responsible for it, Please grant me 10 days leave.

(Thanks to Will and Guy’s Human Resources Horror Stories)

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Application Letter Mistakes

These funnies landed on the desk of the Human Resources Director

  1. I have a graduate degree in unclear physics.
  2. My hobbies include raising long-eared rabbis as pets.
  3. My last job was as a plumbing and hating specialists.
  4. I worked for 6 years as an uninformed security guard.
  5. The academic scholarship I earned came with a plague.
  6. Most of my experience to this point has been as a blue-color worker.
  7. As part of the city maintenance crew, I repaired bad roads and defective brides.
  8. My career goal is to shave my talents with a growing company.
  9. This has reference to your advertisement calling for a ‘typist And an accountant – Male or Female’… As I am both for the past Several years and I can handle both; I am applying for the post.
  10. As my mother-in-law has expired and I am responsible for it, Please grant me 10 days leave.

(Thanks to Will and Guy’s Human Resources Horror Stories)

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Barry

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You Cannot be Serious!

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