Sunday, June 8, 2014

Netiquette Basics - Grammar - Redundancies - Via Netiquette IQ


Many times  in their email writing, people, especially job seekers will try to be as thorough as possible but end up with redundancies. The selection I have compiled below, represents some of the ones I have seen in email cover letter and resumes as well. Do your best to avoid these. Remember, a single mistake can ruin you chances.
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absolutely/necessary

add/an additional 

all-time/record

alternative/ choice 

attach/together 

bald-headed 

basic/ fundamentals

basic/necessities

best/ever 

brief/summary

careful/scrutiny

collaborate/ together 

connect/up 

consensus/of opinion 

constantly/maintained

could/possibly 

current/trend

desirable/benefits

different/kinds

during/the course of 

earlier/in time 

eliminate/altogether 

emergency/situation 

enclosed/herein 

equal/to one another 

evolve/over time 

exact/same

final/outcome

first and/foremost

first/of all 

follow/after 

future/plans


grow/in size 

integrate/with each other 

joint/collaboration

meet/with each other 

might/possibly 

mutual/cooperation

mutually/interdependent

mutual respect/for each other 

number-one/leader

none/at all 

originally/created

output/out of 

past/ experience

past/history

present/time 

previously/listed  above 

reply/back 

scrutinize/in detail 

sum/ total

ten/in number 

true/facts

truly/sincere

ultimate/goal

unexpected/emergency

very/unique

whether/or not 

write/down
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