By Genius - 25/6/2019 14:00
Today, I went to my fifth job interview in a month. While going over my CV, I found a watermark on the bottom of my cover letter that said it was generated by a template website. Yep, I gave all previous interviewers the same cover letter, with the same watermark. Can't wait to hear back! FML
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By  ViviMage  |  38

The best thing about applying is finding out how to improve yourself and what you did wrong this time! Look at it with an objective eye.

For example, I took of expired licenses and put on Harvard Manage Mentor classes completed.

By  alycion  |  35

Most people use templates. Every basic business word processor has a resume and cover letter built in. You’d be surprised at how many they get where the placeholder stuff gets missed and not changed out. I love when my husband’s department is hiring and I can giggle at this stuff. For the record though, he’s never tossed a good resume because of it.

By  Taurus_ChicKa  |  35

As long as it's your information, it shouldn't be a big deal. A lot of people download templates for resumes, cover letters, etc. Sure, the watermark sucks, but surely you're not the first person to attend an interview with a cover letter created with the help of a template. If the information on your letter is yours and correct/verifiable, it shouldn't be an issue at all.