(Fwd) Re: Tie Po Zin Re Zu Maize

Subject: (Fwd) Re: Tie Po Zin Re Zu Maize
From: "T. Mazza" <tmazz -at- KODIAK -dot- ADAMS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 08:32:39 -0500

Robert wrote:

My point, which I must not be making clearly, is that self-proofing doesn't
work very well. It's very common for someone to go over their own work
six zillion times, and still not see a typo in the first paragraph.
The issue is "overfamiliarity." ......


You bring up the issue of overfamiliarity, and make the connection to
psychology - in your e-mail to Stephen. I understand your excuse (I happen to
have a bachelor degree in psychology). However, there is no excuse for not
having a perfect one page resume. It's only one page, Robert! Doesn't get any
easier than that. You can try the technique of reading the resume backwords,
that way you only read individual words and maybe catch the errors. An
imperfect resume shows carelessness (sp?).

Still at it,

(Knowledge without character is wicked, and character without knowledge is wasteful.)

Theodora Mazza

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