I was visited by a representative of That Awful Company, Mr. Madman, at my home on that day. Madman was one hour late for his appointment and offered nothing by way of apology when he arrived at noon.
Book Lady I was going to say the same thing. I also work in publishing, and I get it a lot from academics.
Jadelyn January 25, at 4: Specialk9 I think it would be plenty enough for me to throw out even a qualified candidate. Doubly so as the instructions specifically said to send resumes to [CommonFemaleName]at[CompanyName].
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Miss manners is not a good source for modern job seeking advice. Observer January 25, at 2: It sounds like you are trying to document something or you are not sure who this is going to. When I see To whom it may concern: If you knew where to send the letter, then you knew who was going to read it.
For these purposes, we know the audience is the hiring manager. Anion Ah, I responded too soon! This is how I see it, too. Jojo January 25, at 2: I just launch right in. Princess Consuela Banana Hammock January 25, at 2: I feel this way when using Spanish i. JB not in Houston January 25, at 3: Feel free to leave it off if that makes you more comfortable, but know that adding it is very very very very not intimate and leaving it off in a letter, as opposed to, say, a text will come across to some as abrupt and therefore possibly as rude.
Specialk9 January 25, at 5: Anon for This January 25, at 2: Frustrated Optimist Yes, this is what I do.
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