Re: Typoz in Resumes

Subject: Re: Typoz in Resumes
From: "Eric Haddock, Q.P." <eric -at- ENGAGENET -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 10:03:42 -0600

The comment about going over resumes line-by-line looking for errors
was a good one. I don't think I'd have that kind of time either--and
really I have to say it wouldn't occur to me to do it.

My general rule of thumb in evaluating publications and people is
that if I notice a typo--that's bad. If I read something and think it's
OK, but then go back and examine it and find errors--that's not
especially relevant because if I didn't _notice_ the error then the
error effectively hadn't been made in the first place. I made the error
in not noticing it the first read-through.

Two errors have made a right, I guess.

Of course, the jeopardy comes when a third person reads the text,
notices the error the first time through--then the previous readers look
bad. So, for that reason if nothing else, we need to concentrate on
being correct the first time and reading correctly the first time too.

Regards from beautiful Wisconsin! :)

Me -> mailto:moonlion -at- full-moon -dot- com
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