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Importance of Avoiding Overblown Language:
Don’t bend too far in the positive-attitude direction by using language that is so lofty that it comes off sounding almost phony as in this example:
- Dear Mrs. Linville:
I am writing in response to the employment advertisement of juvenile care worker as listed in The County Leader. I share a deep concern and commitment to humanity especially our children.
After reviewing the enclosed resume you will be convinced that interviewing me will be mutually beneficial. I am anxiously awaiting the opportunity to fulfill my responsibility to all humankind.
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