We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
IT
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Italy version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Graduate Guide > The Graduate Guide 2017 > COMMON MISTAKES

COMMON MISTAKES

AVOID THESE APPLICATION BLUNDERS

OVER-COMPLICATED WORDS

You might think it will make you sound more intelligent but it will probably seem more like you picked random words from a thesaurus. Use simple language — long, fussy words or jargon at best hide your skills and at worst suggest that you are trying to disguise a lack of them.

SWEAR WORDS AND SUPERLATIVES

This is a professional document so don’t write it the way you might talk with your friends. The use of words such as ‘amazing’, ‘wonderful’ and ‘fantastic’ can also be too much — besides, they don’t prove anything. Show your skills with reallife examples instead.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Graduate Guide - The Graduate Guide 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - The Graduate Guide 2017
€5,49
Or 549 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only € 8,99 per issue
€8,99
Or 899 points

View Issues

About The Graduate Guide

The Graduate Guide 2017 has everything you will need for life after university. It covers 50+ career industries and looks at some top destinations overseas. Or if postgraduate study beckons, you’ll find loads of information to help you decide which route to take — in the UK or abroad. Whatever the next step is for you, The Graduate Guide is packed full of information and advice to help you on your way.

Other Articles in this Issue


PHD
Modalità di pagamento Pocketmags Payment Types
A Pocketmags si ottiene Fatturazione sicura Ultime offerte HTML Reader Regali Loyalty Points