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What won't get you the job

We're looking to fill a new position so we are, yet again, trudging through resumes. I'm accustomed to tech geeks not being too strong wit de social skills or writing skills but I do find spelling and grammar errors in resumes and cover letters a bad sign. We don't automatically send them to the trash bin, in fact one of our better candidates had the most errors, but it can tip one into the "No" column. I thought this sentence from a recent cover letter was most unfortunate:

I am very hard worker and a stickler for details.

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Ah, but I do miss slogging through those resumes with you.

Wait, sorry...hold on...no, no, I don't. I don't miss it one bit. Not in the slightest way.

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