You’ve discovered a post for the job of your dreams! Or you’ve received a message from a recruiter, or you’ve learned about an open position through a friend or contact. And since the position is perfect for you in every way, you want to get your resume into the manager’s hands as quickly as possible. There’s no time to lose! So you sit down in front of your screen, type, edit, customize, glance quickly over your work, fix a stray typo, attach resume to cover letter and…send. Done and done.
But wait…now that your message is on its way, you’re taking a closer look. And you’re seeing problem after problem that you didn’t notice two minutes before. What now? Try these after-the-fact rescue moves.