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Short and sweet resume letters

A marketing director (Moran) who wants to change jobs uses a one-page resume letter. He begins with a way-of-the-world statement that works because he prefaces it with “As you know.” Otherwise such statements risk being perceived as overbearing.

The rationale given for changing jobs — working closer to his home — seems reasonable in a time of record-high transportation costs. Responding to a job ad with a one-page resume letter is an option to mute age issues before an interview.

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