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9 Ways to Ruin Your Ad Agency Interview

Kayla Baxter | Excelle

Spamming Employers with the Same Resume and/or Cover Letter – 21%


Spam is for obscure Hawaiian dishes, not your resume.

Copying your resume and cover letter a million times and saturating the market is not the best way to land a job you love. Actually, you probably won’t even land a job you like with that technique. And judging from the number of employers who report this problem, you’re probably not getting away with your little trick.

The Cure

Keep your resume and, more importantly, your cover letter, tailored to the jobs you think look the most interesting. You’ll waste less time by concentrating your efforts to land a job that really fits what you want and you’ll likely get better responses, too.

Next, your keg stand skills are…um…impressive?