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Why I Didn’t Read Your Résumé

Written by on April 9, 2018 in Blog, Careers, jobs, resume tips, Resumes with 0 Comments
Why I Didn’t Read Your Résumé

Why I Didn’t Read Your Résumé When you’re searching for a job, not much is more frustrating than submitting your résumé for a job that you know you can do, and then never hearing back from the company. You’re left wondering why. Wonder no more. I’m going to tell you the five reasons why I […]

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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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