Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

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Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:49 pm

After my interview, got an email from an admin person (not the interviewer) pointing out a typo and asking for a corrected resume. Does this mean I'm out?

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:After my interview, got an email from an admin person (not the interviewer) pointing out a typo and asking for a corrected resume. Does this mean I'm out?


Not worth stressing over. It's not GREAT but if the admin person took the time to email you and ask for a new version it might mean they didn't want to throw you under the bus by giving it to the final reviewer.

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby rpupkin » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:11 pm

Think of it this way: If the employer would refuse to hire you based on a typo, why would they bother asking for a corrected resume?

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby magnum_law » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:39 pm

Doesn't sound like an auto ding. After an OCI screener, partner left me a voice message offering a CB and pointed out a typo at the end. Went on CB and got an offer the next day.

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby Desert Fox » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:47 pm

I was sitting in a CB and I saw my interviewer had found found andnaleket up two typos in my resume. Lol. Got ding faged.

Ended up lateraling there eventually.
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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby Nebby » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:49 pm

Desert Fox wrote:I was sitting in a CB and I saw my interviewer had found found andnaleket up two typos in my resume. Lol. Got ding faged.

Ended up lateraling there eventually.

Lol transfer

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby rpupkin » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:52 pm

Desert Fox wrote:I was sitting in a CB and I saw my interviewer had found found andnaleket up two typos in my resume.

I can't understand this sentence due to typos.

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby Desert Fox » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:30 pm

And Marked up*
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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby totesTheGoat » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote: Does this mean I'm out?


Probably not, especially if the admin caught it before the hiring attorney looked at it. I've met some folks who get all bent out of shape about a typo. It's certainly not a good look to have a typo on the resume, but nobody except for the most tightass attorneys are gonna strike you out solely because of the typo.

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby cfcm » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:41 pm

Sounds to me like the admin person did you a solid.

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby lolwat » Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:37 pm

cfcm wrote:Sounds to me like the admin person did you a solid.


I'd be embarrassed but thrilled if an admin person caught a typo and asked me for a corrected resume before my resume went out to every other attorney (other than the initial interviewer I suppose) for a callback or whatever.

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Re: Typo on Resume- Corrected by Prospective Employer- AM I F***ED?

Postby ur_hero » Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:After my interview, got an email from an admin person (not the interviewer) pointing out a typo and asking for a corrected resume. Does this mean I'm out?


This means they likely saved you from the possibility of being auto-dinged by the actual interviewers. They could have just as easily (a) tossed your resume in the burn pile; or (b) shrug it off and let you take your chances with the typo.

They aren't making the hiring decisions once someone bothers to interview you.



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