Some mistakes are hard to avoid completely. Typos are usually forgivable, even when they result in some terrible misunderstandings
. But job applicants are told time and time again that typos are horrendous errors, and anyone applying for a job should be especially careful about eliminating spelling mistakes and typing errors. However, focusing too much on simple errors could allow some much bigger mistakes to slide by. Here are just a few examples.
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