It’s letter week here at Guru Weekly (aka Personnel Today). Like some kind of spring-time Santa Claus, Guru has opened his sack to the general public.
Delving inside reveals that getting a place on the board should be a piece of piffle after some of the things HR has to deal with.
Take this application for work experience that was sent to disciple Colette by someone purporting to be a student at Kingston University:
I am presently completing a degree in Business and marketing. I have a respectful curriculum vitae, which I have attatched. I have taken interest in your company and have researched you. I would lov e yo have some work expereience in March or April, as long as possible. A week or a month, just to gain experience and help as much as I can. Please get back to me. Thank you.
A university education ain’t what it used to be. Is this the worst covering letter ever? If you can beat it, let us know.