Going above and beyond definitely pays off.
Sumukh Mehta of Bangalore, India, made over 160 resumes for other professionals in order to help them land the right job. Then, he decided to do something for himself.
Trying to impress the Editor-in-Chief of British GQ in hopes of scoring a marketing job, Mehta turned his resume into an actual 20-page magazine. It was complete with stories about his life, work experience, his education and pleas for the magazine to hire him.