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By LFE / Wednesday 16 October 2013 04:40 / United States - Liberty Hill
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  TwistedCherub1  |  15

You should always make a follow-up call about a week or two after applying, anyway. Just one call, asking if your application got to the right person and expressing excitement over the possibility of working there.

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  DocBastard  |  38

If by "honest mistake" you mean "stupid completely preventable mistake", then I totally agree with you. Rule #1 of résumés: Don't lie. Rule#2: Check your information for accuracy. Rule#3: Double check your information for accuracy. Rule#4: Don't mention that you're Team Edward.

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  queerdragon  |  20

But the mother did not know he applied to the jobs, so if someone says "Hi this is Erika from [company] and [number you do not know]" of course the mother would think they were telemarketers. My mom does not even listen to the whole message sometime.

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  Mr_Mole  |  20

And backup coursework on a memory stick every 15mins.

By  Misshhh  |  23

Better luck next time OP

By  ManInTheMachine  |  19

Why would you not notify them that you have changed your number with something as important as getting a job? I won't say you deserve it, but you should definitely be more aware of things like that.

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  besosforme  |  26

"Detail-oriented" is the most common one I see (seriously overused, people), and if I see that and a typo on the same paper, it's automatically into the waste bin. Sounds harsh, but if you put that and don't spend the 5 minutes to actually look at your work, why should I?

By  lennelleong  |  31

Sure your mom shares some of the blame, but most of it lies on your shoulders!

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