Re: resume fondling -- am I being too picky?

Subject: Re: resume fondling -- am I being too picky?
From: Susan Scott <susanmscott -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 10:45:16 -0700


I believe that typos in any job application show sloppiness - did the
applicant not proof their own submission? Red flag, especially in a
writing application.

susan <susanmscott -at- gmail -dot- com>

On 4/29/05, T.W. Smith <techwordsmith -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Are any typos acceptable in a *resume* for the position of technical writer?
>
> On 4/29/05, Sherry Michaels <sherry -dot- michaels -at- docntrain -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> > No, those are eliminators for me.
> > IMHO resumes should be combed over thoroughly before submission by two or
> > three people. Inadequate proofing indicates slip-shod behavior.
> >
> > One or two (small) typos can happen to anyone. A trend shouldn't happen at
> > all.
>
> ======
> T.
>
> Remember, this is online. Take everything with a mine of salt and a grin.
>

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References:
resume fondling -- am I being too picky?: From: Sherry Michaels
Re: resume fondling -- am I being too picky?: From: T.W. Smith

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