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What is wrong with the tone of the following letter to a prospe…

  • Question 5a of 10 - Tone

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  • Question: What is wrong with the tone of the following letter to a prospective employer? To Whom It May Concern: I really want this job you are advertising in the paper. I've got the experience and the work ethic to make it at your company and if you just give me a chance to prove myself, I'll make hiring me the best decision you have ever made. From, Glade Winters Choose the revision that is most likely to earn the job applicant an interview.
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  1. To Whom It May Concern: I really want this job you are advertising in the paper. I have the experience and the work ethic to succeed at your company and if you just give me a chance to prove myself, I'll make hiring me the best decision you have ever made. From, Glade Winters
  2. To Whom It May Concern: I look forward to interviewing for the job you are advertising in the paper. I've got the experience and the work ethic to make it at your company and if you are interested in reading my résumé, I will send it immediately. From, Glade Winters
  3. Dear Mr. Jones: I am interested in the Dog Biscuit Bakery's open counter position that I saw advertised in today's Daily Herald. My past employment at Dog's Haven and Dunkin' Donuts includes relevant work experience that would be applicable to this position. Enclosed you will find my résumé. I look forward to meeting you and discussing my qualifications for the job. Sincerely, Glade Winters
  4. None of the above

The correct answer is: Dear Mr. Jones: I am interested in the Dog Biscuit Bakery's open counter position that I saw advertised in today's Daily Herald. My past employment at Dog's Haven and Dunkin' Donuts includes relevant work experience that would be applicable to this position. Enclosed you will find my résumé. I look forward to meeting you and discussing my qualifications for the job. Sincerely, Glade Winters

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