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Help - Advice Needed on Typo

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:52 pm

How should I handle accidentally omitting a key word in an email to a hiring partner? The rest of my email is flawless as are my resume and cover letter. Should I apologize or leave it alone?

I wrote: "I would to"

I meant to say: " I would [like] to"

Big mistake? Please help.

I should add that my email was in response to an email from the partner and not a random cold email.
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Re: Help - Advice Needed on Typo

Postby dingbat » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How should I handle accidentally omitting a key word in an email to a hiring partner? The rest of my email is flawless as is my resume and cover letter. Should I apologize or leave it alone?

I wrote: "I would to"

I meant to say: " I would [like] to"

Big mistake? Please help.

Ignore it. There's a chance the partner won't notice. If s/he does notice, it'll be a minus point, but sending a correction email won't eradicate your mistake, will bring (renewed) attention to it, and may annoy him/her.
Basically there's no upside to any apology

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Re: Help - Advice Needed on Typo

Postby 2LsAPlenty » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:38 pm

However, if they do bring it up, apologize and say it won't happen again.




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