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Dear Theo - Proof Reading Job Applications and Letters

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by Delta88, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. I just wondered what tips you have when it comes to checking spelling/grammar and information in a job application and supporting letter. I have been applying for jobs recently, but when I come to check my letter and job application after I sent them in, I always seem to come across a tiny error, even though I read through it carefully lots of times before I sent it and get my family too as well. I get annoyed at myself because I've heard that applications can get thrown away for one error, but I am so careful when I check it.
  2. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Proof-reading one's own work is often so difficult because one's brain 'interprets' what's on the page and fills in the blanks/mispelling etc. as it should read- you are the author after all. I usually ask husband or son to check through mine, after I've printed out a copy. I've found proof-reading a printed copyeasier than an onscreen version.
  3. Thank you for the advice, I have been doing that as well.

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