WATCH LIVE:

Fake Amazon Page Is Best Online Resume Ever

Mashable
Philippe Dubost resume
.

View photo

Philippe Dubost resume

We don't actually know if Philippe Dubost is any good at his job. But boy, can he throw together a resume.

Dubost, a web product manager currently based in Paris, is looking to travel for his next position. So he decided to make his CV stand out anywhere in the world -- by mimicking an Amazon product page.

[More from Mashable: Amazon’s Latest Kindles Finally Come to Canada]

The result, "Philippe's Amaz'ing Resume," is a pitch-perfect pastiche. Suggesting that you add the applicant to your shopping cart to see his price is such a clever way of asking to be hired, we're amazed no one thought of it before. Especially when followed by the urgent reminder: "only 1 left in stock. Order soon!"

You can see the full resume here. But in case Dubost's site has been overwhelmed by traffic -- he's already had to change his web hosting service once, according to his Twitter feed -- here's another screenshot.

[More from Mashable: Amazon Woos Advertisers With What It Knows About Consumers]

Dubost has taken pains to replicate every last aspect of an Amazon page -- even inserting an ad. We've seen resumes that look like Facebook pages and Twitter feeds before, but none have this much attention to detail.

And given the fact that hiring is a transaction, making it look like the world's largest store makes a ton of sense.

Would you hire an applicant based on a resume like this? Let us know in the comments, and check out our galleries of other unusual CV designs below.

Click here to view the gallery: 7 Ingenious Resume Designs That Will Make You Rethink Your CV

In May, we brought you these awesome social media resumes to help you to stand out from the crowd.

Click here to view the gallery: 10 Creative Social Media Resumes To Learn From

Social Media Job Listings

Inspired yet? Feel free to visit Mashable's jobs board where every week we put out a list of social media and web job opportunities. Take a peek!

More Job Search Resources from Mashable:

- 10 Creative Social Media Resumes To Learn From - HOW TO: Set Up an Online Resume - 9 Dynamic Digital Resumes That Stand Out From the Crowd - Top 5 Tips for Creating Impressive Video Resumes - Are Cover Letters Still Relevant For Social Media and Tech Jobs?

This story originally published on Mashable here.

View Comments (857)