Today I sent out another job application, which means I wrote another cover letter. I don't know about you, but the cover letter is the most difficult part of applying for jobs, especially given that I'm trying to enter some sort of communications profession.
As a writer and a semi-perfectionist, I have to be in just the right mood under just the right conditions in order to put my query on paper. First, I must be feeling intelligent and in tune with myself. If I'm bored or my brain is cloudy, my words will come out sounding like fake mumbo jumbo. And my perfect conditions (don't laugh):
- An adequate amount of caffeine in my system
- Comfortable clothes (PJs preferred)
- Sun coming through the window at the perfect angle (10 a.m. on a cloudless day usually works best)
- Feet propped up
- No noise, unless it is my own selected mood music
What's your take on finding the perfect job? How seriously do you take the application process.
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