The Final Three
Salary History, References
|1.||They don't have time to interview people they can't afford to hire.|
|2.||They don't want to waste the time of candidates they can't afford to hire. It's a small world: an applicant today may be a client tomorrow.|
|3.||They want to see if the candidate can follow directions. This is the reason few people talk about. Employers want to see if a prospective employee will do as asked, rather than ignore a request simply because the task—in this case, writing a thoughtful answer—is challenging. This is why many employers discard response letters and résumés from people who fail to address this request.|
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Publication information: Book title: The Elements of Résumé Style: Essential Rules and Eye-Opening Advice for Writing Rémés and Cover Letters That Work. Contributors: Scott Bennett - Author. Publisher: AMACOM. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2005. Page number: 71.
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