Mary Killen Mary Killen

Dear Mary: Is there anything that can stop companies throwing away my CV?

Plus: Beating speeding, and invitation etiquette

Q. I graduated this year (I got a first) and have written more than 70 letters to potential employers. Those who deigned to reply just sent formulaic acknowledgements and regrets. People who know me can’t believe the apathy. Everything I’ve already achieved (without parental help) is there in my CV.

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