Small Typo

I had a small typo in the interests of my resume, but its not necessarily a word many people know how to spell. Also, I was able to swap it out on the career websites of the firms I applied to. Probably pretty neurotic to be so apprehensive, but what is wso for? What do you guys think? Will people see the old format? I'm sure its saved somewhere on their servers because I uploaded it before. Will it matter? This was for the online app and not the campus resume drops where I assume people will get my resume from......

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Comments (6)

Dec 9, 2013 - 1:52pm

I had a spelling error on my resume on almost all my application drops and online submissions in my interests section as well. No consequences came of it. As long as it's not a common word that jumps off the paper, I'm sure 80-90% of people will just glance over it anyway.

Dec 9, 2013 - 3:16pm

I once spelled principle as principal. No one ever noticed.

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Dec 9, 2013 - 6:12pm

What was the word?

Bankers notice typos, but bankers generally also won't be looking at your resume at all. The first time they see it will likely be when they're sitting across from you in the interview. I wouldn't worry too much about it...depending on the word.

Dec 10, 2013 - 12:59am
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