No, I am NOT Mr. Beck

No, I am NOT Mr. Beck

By: Quentin
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What does an employer first notice when you apply to a position at their organization?
Interesting Cover Letter:
Innovative Design:
Great Experience:
Name:  X  What?  Mr. Beck?  Ouch!  A great way to be immediately put on the NO pile. Find out why.

Quentin on 'No, I am NOT Mr. Beck'.   

FYI: Did I also mention that I am on LinkedIn and Twitter?

Oh, and 1 applicant even forgot to change the name of the company in the cover letter to ours.  Always nice to hear how much an applicant wants to work for Company X.

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What would cause you to immediately put an application package in the NO pile or why do you think your package has ended up there?  Share in the comments below. 

Quentin Beck is the OLC Community Coordinator.  This fairy accurate rendition was done by her oldest son who also has an unusual and potentially ambiguous first name.

 

Think this vblog is funny?  Sheesh.  You should see my first!  Why I HATE Interviews. Do you have a topic you'd like me to cover?  Because you know I will.  Suggestions below.

Oh and the first person to reply with why I selected the above image to add to my posting wins a great WIL glass tumbler.

Posted on November 10, 2011
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