Off road resume grabs GQ magazine placement without an interview
Having earned aw job at World’s leading men’s magazine Gentlemen’s Quarterly without an interview Sumukh Mehta has opened a new chapter of resume writing with his creative info-graphic one. Having completed his Bachelor’s degree from College of Management, Jain University, he decided to travel off road to have a gain over his peers looking for job.
“In today’s competitive world, everything is just so difficult that you need to be creative if you really want to make things work and that’s what I did,” he explains. In 2015, Sumukh started Your Pitch, through which he helped job-seekers around him, by converting their traditional paper resume, into a creative info-graphic one, that got more attention from recruiters. “After making 160 info-graphic resumes professionally for MBA graduates, I made my [own resume] to apply for the post of Marketing at World’s leading men’s magazine Gentlemen’s Quarterly, also known as GQ,” he explains.
The 23 pages resume has been created in the model of the original GQ magazine, for which the chap spend almost three weeks, being accurate with the contents, perfect photo shoots and most importantly the graphic designing. His efforts impressed Editor-in-Chief of British GQ, Dylan Jones, who extended him an offer to come work at their London office, without any interview process. Following is the resume, take a look at the creativity!
He has a colourful range of Internship experiences to pour out into graphics. Working with Letsintern team, hash-tagged #startyoung he has campaigned for leading International brands like, Vogue Eyewear(Project Manager: Jan’15-Feb’15), Viber(Senior Cluster Manager: September’14-November’14), and Dell(Campus Ambassador: July’14-August’14).