Sample Information Technology / IT Executive Resume

Hyun Robinson is a seasoned IT veteran who specializes in technical training for telecommunications. Unfortunately, his preexisting information technology resume made it difficult for firms to understand what an amazing asset he was but more importantly, how he could easily clone out more technicians who would be just as diligent and thorough as himself. The top 3 issues identified with his IT resume included:

1) Over emphasis of cliché information
2) Unreadable layout

How to make an office disappear

I think I cried a little after seeing this prank ^_^

This one was done first at Microsoft in 2007 but this video clip is just good. The only way someone would know there used to be an office there is if the phone inside rings.


PS: Thanks Joe for finding it. The world is now a happier place.

10 words you should never use on your resume

Here are 10 of the most overused, uber-cliché words you could ever use on a resume, cover letter or job application. Here’s why:

1) Ambitious: “If it were so, it was a grievous fault; and grievously hath Caesar answer’d it.” Ambition may be a wonderful thing for your career, but no one wants to hire someone who’s going to try to replace them or leave as soon as he gets a bit of training at the company’s expense.

Why you should never use a recruiting agency

“Never trust a recruiter.” Most guys get given that advice sometime in high-school, usually from an older dude who did. They’re on the list with company attorneys and used car salesmen. The problem is, we forget that professional recruitment agencies are as bad, or worse, as the Army guys we’ve been warned about.

7 Ways to Appear Smarter Than You Really Are

Ever wonder how you could exude a sense of mental superiority over everyone you met? Well follow these surefire steps and you’ll be on your way to looking like a douchebag… I mean genius.

1.) Wear glasses. It’s no secret that people associate glasses with intelligence. Look at any of your intellectual heroes, Jean-Paul Sartre, Noam Chomsky, Elton John. What do they all have in common? That’s right, they all wear glasses.