Guy Creates Hilarious Résumé Using Google Autocomplete, Inspires Jobseekers Everywhere

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Updating your resume can be a tedious and boring task, but Aaron Gilles—the mind behind the comedic Twitter account Technically Ron—just put an interesting twist on the process. Playing a 21st-century version of Mad Libs, Gilles used Google autocomplete to create his new CV, and the results are hilarious.

“I needed to update my CV so I did it all through Google autocomplete and soon I will have every job,” he tweeted.

That's up for debate, considering his new resume tells us that his phone won't turn on and he's not good at anything, but you never know, employers might appreciate the honesty. The creative job application has gotten even better since other Twitter users have latched onto the idea, making their own autocomplete CVs and tagging them #autocompleteCV.

It's actually quite interesting to see the slight variations that result from differences in locations and language. If you believe the children are our future or are trained in gorilla warfare, you'll find accurate results. Otherwise, it's a fun—and funny—way to grab a potential employer's attention.

A Twitter search for #autocompleteCV will take you through some other hilarious results.

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People have also created their funny resumes in other languages.

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We couldn't resist giving the updated CV a try ourselves.

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h/t: [Design TAXI]

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.

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