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Expert Tips for Accentuating the Positive in Cover Letters:
Avoid such phrases as “I feel” and “I believe.”
Job-seekers sometimes lack the confidence to make bold and self-assured statements about themselves so they frequently qualify their statements with “I feel” or “I believe.”
It’s best to either leave off the qualifier or use a stronger qualifier such as “I am confident” I am convinced” or “I am positive.”
Follow this link to see examples of how the writers’ statements are so much more confident without the qualifiers.
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