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"Pursuant to said resume attached, I have compiled and codified a list of attributes, and carefully analyzed characteristics necessary to extrapolate my purpose and penchant for kind of work you articulated with extreme verbosity on your web site under item, "Available Positions." That said, I ask your kind permission to garner a private conference with you so I might bring to your attention...
At this point, if he gets that far, employer will shred letter as well as any thought of contacting you for an interview.
HOW TO COMBAT BIG BAD WORD-ITIS: Read your cover letter aloud. The moment you hear, feel, or say a word or phrase that twists your tongue and fogs your brain, take it out. Rewrite until words and sentences roll off your tongue and you feel yourself smiling. Hey this sounds good! Display your passion for position and clearly ASK for job interview.
I'm rooting for you! Clear concise language is so rare in business world today, that those who can master it will land interview of their dreams--and job that's behind it.
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