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Hire a pro

Last Wednesday morning, I spent some time tidying up around my house. My cleaning service was scheduled to come later that day, and I wanted to be sure they didn’t have to work around piles of clutter, misplaced shoes, coffee-stained mugs, and whatnot. You are probably familiar with the old joke: Typically framed as a…

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How (not) to cover letter

I’ve seen people do some pretty incredible things when it comes to job-searching. This morning, Facebook reminded me of an incident that happened in 2011 that was so remarkable, I shared it (with no identifying attributes, of course). I quoted the applicant’s cover letter: I am excited about the opportunity to help, support and learn…