"AS INDICTED, I have over five years of analyzing investments."
"Enclosed is a ruff draft of my resume."
"After receiving advice from several different angels, I have decided to pursue a new line of work."
"Education: Statistics mayor."
Resumes littered with typos, grammar gaffes and wayward attempts at humor make employers snicker -- and definitely won't help a candidate land the job.
"Resumania" is the term personnel expert Robert Half coined to describe the silly, careless and embarrassing mistakes that appear on job candidates' resumes, job applications and cover letters. Over the years, Half's placement company, Accountemps, has accumulated a collection of these bloopers.
"Sometimes the most innocent mistakes are also unfortunately the most embarrassing," said Lynn Taylor, vice president and director of research at Accountemps.