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Ten Amusing Cover Letter and Resume Fails [Infographic]

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Everyone makes mistakes. For the most part, we live, we learn, we move on. Occasionally someone catches it on video and we become a minor YouTube sensation, but that’s not what this post is about. When it comes to your career and your future, the mistakes you make can be devastating. Thankfully, many of the most common cover letter and resume fails can be easily avoided with a little diligence.   

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9 Too Common Job Application Mistakes

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No matter how qualified you are, your cover letter-and-resume combo must really shine. Otherwise, it may be difficult to land an interview, let alone a job.

Make sure you get noticed for the right reasons. Be aware of these common job application mistakes, and never make them again…   

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10 Reasons My Resume Sucked (And Why Your’s Might Too)


During my initial job search after college, I applied for over 350 jobs… and I received NOT ONE response! I was extremely qualified for each and every job I applied for, but my resume… well, it sucked.

So you can learn from my mistakes, here are some of the reasons my resume and many others sucked…   

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