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Would anybody be so kind to spare a few mintues and read my letter of application and feedback to me on it?

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by Rhodders, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Thankng you in advance any that are willing.

    I will PM the application letter to those willing.

    Thanks again
  2. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Don't know that it would do you much good.
    Many posters have had their application letters checked by colleagues & still aren't getting interviews. It's to do with supply & demand.
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    I doubt if you can PM it - it has a very small limit on the words that you can enter in PM!
    And also - not a good idea.
    Application letters should be kept private, for fear of others being over-inspired by them. If the plagiarism software used now by many Local Authorities finds similarities in an application that you send in next month with one sent in next week by someone who saw your letter, YOUR application could be rejected.
    Plus . . . it's best nowadays not to have The Application Letter, but rather a different one for each school. (Although it will certainly have some similar or identical sections).
    Go and read the Welcome Thread. Many posters have found that this advice really works.
    read theo's advice and do the executive summary people, it really does work, seriously!!!!
    Dear Theo: Executive summary works- I have an interview
    The benefit of an executive summary
    Please take Theo's advice!
    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.
    I do Application and Interview one-to-ones, and also contribute to the Job Application Workshops. We look at application letters, executive summaries and interviews, with practical exercises that people really appreciate.
    New <u>Job Seminars</u> on Sunday 26 June.
    Probably more in the early autumn ready for the next lot of job ads to come out. Keep an eye out for the dates!

    A new <u>Moving into Headship and SLT</u> seminar is on 18 June.
    See the full programme www.tes.co.uk/careerseminars

    E-mail Julia on advice@tsleducation.com for how to book a meeting with me personally.Look forward to seeing you!

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