Re: Case study: how to get a job

Subject: Re: Case study: how to get a job
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 09:14:14 -0400




oudeis wrote:


I learned how to write a cover letter in the 12th grade. It wasn't called a T-letter. It was called a _cover letter_. :)


Kate,

I was referring to a particular type of effective cover letter that has been much discussed on this list. But yes, what I received was simply a good old-school cover letter as I was taught to write in, um, eighth grade, I think ;-)

Your general point--that hardly anyone bothers anymore--is exactly what I was getting at, and I'm as mystified as you are that people who claim to be professional communicators seem to be lacking this very basic kind of communication skill.

Dick



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Case study: how to get a job: From: Dick Margulis
Re: Case study: how to get a job: From: oudeis

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