Most working professionals looking for new jobs spend hours perfecting their resumes - from the language to the font used, showcasing one's credentials needs work. Here's a story that demonstrates the power of a truly impressive CV - meet Sumukh Mehta, a 21-year-old from Bengaluru who just got hired by GQ magazine's London headquarters without an interview, solely on the basis of his resume.
- Sumukh Mehta just got hired by GQ magazine's London headquarters
- His resume is made in the sort of layout usually seen in a magazine
- The special 'hire me' request is both unique and unforgettable
For his special 'hire me' request, Mr Mehta put his money where his mouth is by not merely stating he was creative, but actually proving it. The management student made a GQ-style "20-page magazine resume" for the marketing team, making his attempt an unique and unforgettable one.
Mr Mehta's resume comes complete with a cover page, table of contents and even a special editor's note - the sort of layout usually seen in a magazine. He shared his experience, educational qualifications, hobbies and more, all on his special resume.
"A 20 page magazine resume which managed to impress the Editor-in-Chief of British GQ, Mr Dylan Jones who has offered me to work at their London Headquarters without an interview process. It took me more than 3 weeks to make this resume including the photo shoots, graphic designing and content writing," he wrote on Facebook, sharing pages from the resume.
If you want a lesson in creativity, this may just be it. Take a look at Sumukh Mehta's resume below: