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Mistakes to Avoid on Cover Letters

Written by on January 14, 2018 in Blog, cover letters, Grammar, Writing with 0 Comments
Mistakes to Avoid on Cover Letters

I know I already wrote about mistakes to avoid on cover letters, but that didn’t encompass all the common mistakes. It’s time to look at a few more of the common errors. More Cover-Letter Mistakes A cover letter opens up wonderful opportunities, but it is also where mistakes appear most often. In a cover letter, […]

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Resume Mistakes Matter

Written by on March 17, 2014 in Blog, resume tips, Resumes with 0 Comments
Resume Mistakes Matter

Why Resume Mistakes Make a Difference I reviewed twenty-seven resumes this week—not many. But the frustration level was high because nineteen of them had mistakes—and yes—mistakes matter. Some were minor: • Lead instead of led. • Compound adjectives used improperly. • Semicolons used when they should have used a comma. • A couple of misspellings, […]

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Sloppy Emails

Written by on July 19, 2013 in Blog, Writing with 2 Comments
Sloppy Emails

Business Emails According to Mashable, there are approximately 145 billion emails sent every day. No matter how you count it, that’s a lot of emails. I receive quite a few from people looking for jobs, inquiring about the market, or sometimes just asking me if I know how to reach someone we both know. The […]

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