Re: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?

Subject: Re: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?
From: Barbara <BarbPhilbrick -at- caslonsvcs -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 11:34:06 -0500 (CDT)

Having been on the receiving end of resumes, writers don't always
get it right; I have been appalled at some, so HR has some right
to think they can spell better.

I have been guilty ... I once sent a cover letter for a
copywriting position that launched off with "I have strong
experience copyrighting..."

Doh! Guess what, didn't get that job!

Keeps me humble :-)


Barbara Philbrick
Caslon Services Inc.
Aurora, OH

> --- On Tue, 3/16/10, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
> wrote:
>> From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
>> Subject: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?
>> To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>> Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 8:23 AM

>> Does anyone else have evidence that HR people might be so
>> misaligned with reality as to assume that they can spell
>> technical
>> terms better than tech writers?
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