Are You Making One Of These 9 Common Job Application Mistakes?

Illustrated by Jasmin Valcourt.
By Natasha Burton

In today's competitive job market, landing a plum new gig seems harder than ever. And, no matter how qualified you are, your cover letter-and-résumé combo has to really shine if you’re going to land an interview.

To make sure you get noticed for the right reasons, be aware of these common job application mistakes — and never make them again.