Dirtbag Resume

The M.O. was familiar–work hard at a series of bizarre jobs, make money and then hit the road to travel. During his twenties, writer and Diaries contributor Ryan Nickum went around the world and drifted across the Pacific Northwest. When it came time to settle down after returning from a Peace Corps stint, the economy tanked.  Once Ryan finally wanted a steady job, it seemed impossible to get one. He authored standard resume after standard resume. The results were disheartening. Ryan pieced together whatever work he could–data entry, process server and ditch digging. He began to question whether his youthful wanderlust now impeded a more adult life. In a moment of frustration, Ryan decided to create his curriculum vitae on his own terms–Nickum style.

Music: Saanko jäädä yöksi? by Regina   •   Drive it Like You Stole It by The Glitch Mob   •   Gold in the Hills by Boy Eats Drum Machine

Music provided by IODA Promonet.

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