If only I could clone myself

April 1997
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p16
Academic Journal
Presents five mistakes cited by Accountemps which appeared in resumes. Responsibility for the failure of two financial institutions; Completion of 11 years of high school; Misspellings; Experience with outhouse computers; Homonym use.


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