10.03.2012

Friendship resume


Thanks for stopping in. It’s really nice of you to meet me. Before I delve into anything too personal, I feel it would be best if I give you a bit of background knowledge about myself. I've attached my friendship resume below.

Kassandra 

MISSION STATEMENT
I am a friend that is proficient in laughing, lending clothes and sharing ideas. I’m marketing myself towards people who are energetic and who do not get offended when I don’t pick up my phone. I will call you back later, I promise.

EXPERIENCE                       

June 2005 - Present                Asheville, North Carolina
Friend to cohorts, professionals and various links to other acquaintances
·         Vast experience in hula-hooping; can teach different styling to people at various skill levels.
·         Ability to bake many types of pastries as well as a keen insight for when not to bring over offerings in the case of dieting friends.
·         Active member of the Asheville Paranormal Society – willing to give free advice about any paranormal concerns.
·         Profesh at shortening words.
·         Aptitude for adding different endings to wordsies in order to make them sound better.
·         Propensity for creating greeting cards – I have a line available for any occasion, many of which have my certified elementary teacher photographs embedded within.
June 2001 - Present                Fort Collins, Colorado
Friend to co-workers, roommates, neighbors and associates
·         Regularly able to be the designated driver due to quick metabolism thus quick sobriety.
·        Excellent with laughing along with a group even when the meaning of the joke is not abundantly clear and/or funny. This builds camaraderie and self-esteem in others.
·         Ability to lose at sports/games and not panic.
June 1981 - Present                Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan
Friend to classmates, siblings and affiliates
·         Talent for swearing humorously and proficiently in a plethora of situations, often used to lighten moods and/or surprise people.
·         Can belch loudly and clearly, sometimes on command. Belches typically rank between a 7&8 on a scale of 1-10 from male friends. Willing and able to keep belching to a minimum upon a request basis.
·         Fluent in lyrics to most pop music circa late 1980’s through 1990’s. Can sing along quietly on car rides and/or whistle on pitch to any melody or harmony desired.
·         Excellent at finding parking spots whether driving or riding as passenger. I would say that I have good ‘parking karma’ but I hate it when people say that because it doesn’t really make any sense.

EDUCATION               
              1991-1994                          A group of quirky misfit ‘tweens 
                1995-1999                                       Cyclical depression and elation
                2000-2005                         Dropping in and out of college 
                2006-present                      Finding friends with a frightening lack of judgment
                                  


References available upon request



I know we don’t really know each other – yet – but I think that you should spend some time putting together a friendship resume too. It will help us learn about one another in a very straightforward manner. I understand that you may not have as many skills as I do, but I encourage you to think outside of your box. Include special things so people can get a good look at who you truly are. Notice that I added accent colors to exemplify my funness. 

I have thought of a couple of things that I would like to see on a resume that a potential friend might hand to me. See if you can use any of these concepts:

v   Pool membership with available guest passes
v  Listening skills
v   Independent wealth
v   Being the owner of a truck (GREAT for when I need to move again and again)
v   Wing-man abilities (for when I’m single)
v   Enjoys giving massages but not receiving them
v   Knowledge of a vast array of trivia for game nights

Maybe you're good at this kind of stuff. You could put it on your resume but I probably wouldn't.

9 comments:

  1. Based mainly in the fact that you can and will be my D.D., as well as teach me hula hooping tricks (I like to label myself a solid low intermediate level), I'm interested.

    My friendship strengths: At one point I made a pretty good wing-man. I think I still have it in me to do so. When I was single, I was REALLY good at attracting men to my friends.

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  2. I like that you like what I like. (hooping) Everything else that you are saying is fairly weak...but don't worry. We can probably put our heads together and brainstorm some ideas to help make you sound more fresh.

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  3. Yay! I'm so glad you have this up and running! I can't wait to read more. Everyday.

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    2. Everyday is a lot of pressure.

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  4. I am interested in friendship only. I am a married woman. To a man. I noticed references are availabe, I may need to see those. And, also, am I one of them? ~Amber

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    1. You are in the right place! This is my friendship resume, not my dating resume! (I do have a dating resume as well of course)
      You would have been notified if I was planning to use you as a reference. I will forward you my references ASAP. Hearts.

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  5. Do you watch "New Girl"? Did they write the series based on you?

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    1. Love the show. I like to think that I am way cooler than Jess though. Because Jess is a loser a LOT of the time and I'm mostly awesome.

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