Customer Experience News & Trends

Hire me: Mom says I’ll be great! (and other tales from job candidates these days)

Contact center job candidates want their resumes to stand out. Surely, these quirky applications did.

Job candidates, who will remain anonymous, and their tricks to get a position, were featured on

  • An attached letter from his mother, explaining why he’d be the ideal person for the job
  • A photo of a candidate in a cheerleading uniform
  • A note about the gap in employment: He was getting over the death of his cat for three months
  • A candidate explained that he worked well nude, and
  • An explanation on arrest: “We stole a pig, but it was a really small pig.”

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