Much like dating, hiring for a job requires a lot of research into potential applicants to find out if they're a good match. But, also much like dating, sometimes an applicant makes things super-easy by disqualifying themselves in very clear and obvious ways. Like by wearing a fedora and undertipping the waiter—sorry, now I'm talking about dating.
Someone asked hiring managers of Reddit: "What are some unexpected ways a candidate has disqualified themselves from / decreased their odds of getting a position they applied for?"
1.) From tybrromian:
I once saw a resume that stated they were a “valid Victorian”. Either they were trying to say they were top of their class or that they were a genuine person from 19th century England, neither of which were true.
2.) From Ausdwen: