I’m sitting in my office in rural Lincolnshire and have been catching up on some of my e-mails. I have just dropped notes on the desks of a client in San Francisco, a friend in Los Angeles, a friend who lives three miles away and sent a proposal to a client in London. The whole job took less time than it takes to go to the post box! The wonders of e-mail. I think I heard somewhere that it travels at 3,000 miles per second!
Proofread until your eyes bleed!
When you have used your spelling and grammar checkers, print the document, re-read it out loud to yourself and then ask someone else to proofread and check your application. Julia Cardis, the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Finding Your Dream Job Online, uses the expression ...