Briefly: Robotic Workforce, Fyre Festival Bedlam, Resume Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: How a tech bro charged thousands for an island festival that turned into The Hunger Games, 30 annoying words and phrases on your résumé that make hiring managers cringe, how we can prepare for robots taking our jobs?

  • How we can prepare for robots taking our jobs? Business Insider investigates. [Business Insider]
  • Last weekend, the young and rich signed up for passage to the Fyre Festival with tickets that ranged up to $US12,000. Hyped for months by millennial supermodels and influencers on social media, the event turned out to be an unmitigated disaster. [Gizmodo]
  • While many large companies use automated résumé-screener software to cut down the initial pool of job applicants, loading your résumé with meaningless buzzwords and phrases is not the smartest way to get noticed. Here are 30 you need to avoid. [Business Insider]


    So there's the cringe I do when an obviously US-slanted article doesn't get edited to remove references like "NYSE" and "GPA". Beyond that, we have a real problem in Australia with hiring managers who look for the things that shouldn't be there, including stuff they can't legally ask.

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