Nic Cage Applies For Admin Position...No Call-Back

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  1. Jim J Jiblets

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    Everyone makes email blunders, but in Vanessa Hojda’s case, mistakenly attaching a photo of actor Nicolas Cage to a job application has made her an instant celebrity online.

    Hojda, a 20-year-old student at York University in Toronto, inadvertently became the object of the Web’s attention this week after emailing her school’s career center about an administrative assistant job. Instead of uploading her résumé and cover letter, however, she accidentally attached a startling photo of actor Nicolas Cage.

    He won’t get you hired.

    Blogging about the goof on her Tumblr, Hojda said that she had been thrown by the numbers in the file names, which were similar. “Jesus Christ I accidentally sent my potential future boss a picture of Nic Cage…Oh my God,†she wrote, in all caps.

    Someone at the career center alerted Hojda to the fact that the attachment contained not her résumé, but a picture of “Nic Cage looking terrifying,†she told the Washington Post.

    The mishap quickly caught fire online, becoming yet another Nicolas Cage meme. (One is based on a line – “You don’t say?â€â€” from the 1988 film Vampire’s Kiss. Another web sensation: galleries of the actor’s face Photoshopped onto pictures of cats.)

    But since this is a blog about careers, let’s take this as a good lesson of what not to do when applying for a job.

    “That’s a big ‘oops,’†says Beth Brown, co-author of the Damn Good Resume Guide, fifth edition.

    Brown says the last step in creating a résumé is to proof and polish it. Hojda might have averted disaster had she first emailed the job inquiry to herself or a friend. “You wan to make sure what comes back to you looks like what you sent,†she says.
     
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    nigerliss cage
     
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    Jim J Jiblets #Hillary'sTongue

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    Nic or Ricky? Id hire Ricky based on his enthusiasm.

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    Good idea; I'll remember that.
     
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    :backlol::haha::backlol2:
     
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    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    :rofl: thanks! this has me laughing this morning.
     
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    Good thing they didn't spot "Tenderess." That would have been embarrassing.
     
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    i'm so glad he fixed his toofs
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