Growl

I just submitted a job application and won’t you know it, I goofed up.  I did a bit of digging and figured out the name of the hiring manager.  But the job posting on LinkedIn didn’t have the hiring manager’s name or title.  In various drafts, I had the name in but I finally took it out at the end just in case I was wrong.  So I used the dreaded “Dear Hiring Manager”.

After I submitted it on the company’s website, I noticed who the job reported to.  It didn’t have the name but her title.  Of course, the title was for that person’s name that I had.  I had even gone on her LinkedIn.  What ticked me off was that I went through the posting a few times but missed this.  I’m just kicking myself now.

The job is at one of my target companies but it’s only a 1 year contract.  And the salary is a lot lower than what I used to make.  But I need to get my foot in the door.

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18 thoughts on “Growl

  1. Sorry this happened…but stuff like this does happen. And we live and learn.
    You are right about “get a foot in the door”…I think that is always good and pays off. If nothing else, we learn from every job we have….and one job can be a stepping stone for another, better job.
    Continued best wishes, Matt.
    (((HUGS)))

    • Thanks… I hope to get an interview. I spent a lot of time customizing my resume and cover letter.

      Keep upgrading your skills whether it be Mandarin or other business / technical skills. Read up on writing resumes and cover letters so that you’ll be ready when you need to send one out.

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