These 5 Job Applications Will Make Your Day

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Remember when you placed your very first job ad and the applications began to arrive. How varied, interesting and yes, even unbelievable, some of the CVs were? With over 12 years connecting employers and job seekers, we know that the hiring process has its humorous moments where you ask yourself “what was this person thinking?!” So today, we decided to share the 5 funniest job applications we’ve found.

Side note: The applications below are based on true stories but have been slightly altered to protect the candidates.

I have 6 years experience


I have a degree


I have the internet

I have a photo

I have nefarious experience


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Jessica Stiles


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  1. Does applying a job through my brighter monday work? imagine i have never received any feedback even a job opportunity from your company am i cursed or something?

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