Job application typos

What is it about replying to a job posting that means it’s impossible to spot a typo in your cover letter, even if you read it through a dozen times?

However approximately two seconds after you hit send (you know – at the moment when the “sending” progress bar hits 95% and disables the cancel button) the error jumps out and hits you in the face.

“Please accept this resume in application for the Java developer position advertised on Craiglist.”


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