RE: Cover letter mistakes

Subject: RE: Cover letter mistakes
From: Mike <techmail_mike -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 15:01:55 -0800 (PST)

Ah, this is always a source of worry for the tech
writer. Errors are embarrassing on a cover letter for
the non-tech writer, but it can be a reflection on the
entire work ethic of the person who is a tech writer.

I think it really depends on the nature of the error.
If it is a single misspelled word, it probably does
not merit a follow-up E-mail; although, if it is a
word such as their/there/they're or another misused
homonym, it may be worth a follow-up.

>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kdsp26 -at- aol -dot- com [SMTP:Kdsp26 -at- aol -dot- com]
> > I was wondering how other tech writer jobhunters
> handle this when sending
> > a resume through email.
> >
> > You type your email. Proofread it. Use the
> spellchecker. But a misspelled
> > word gets by you and the spellchecker.
> >
> > Do you send a follow-up email pointing out the
> mistake, or do you do
> > nothing and hope no one notices?
>



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