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Don't job applicants deserve a little respect & good manners

To The Daily Sun,

I miss good old-fashioned manners. It seems people are too busy these days to employ them. For example, all of the companies that offer employment in this newspaper's "Help Wanted" section. Having applied to numerous advertised positions with a resume and a letter, it used t be that you could expect — at the minimum — a polite letter that thanked you for your interest. It might also say that applications are being reviewed, or that your qualifications weren't sufficient. But at least you had some idea that your resume and application were received. It was manners. Manners and good old fashioned common sense that you treated people with respect.

If you advertise in this paper, it might be nice if you remembered that people respond to your advertisement because they need a job or at least a change of job. And they are offering to work for you. Doesn't that count for something? Don't these people deserve a little respect and manners to let them know that you appreciate their wanting to work with you? Because you might be in the exact same situation some day when your current job goes away when people decide to spurn an employer who doesn't respect their own employees or the general public.

And soon enough, some of these presidential candidates won't get hired because they have no manners, either.

Alan Vervaeke
Gilford

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Hats off to Quick Laundry for their support of Hands Across the Table

To The Daily Sun,

Hands Across the Table is blessed to receive both volunteer and financial support from our generous community.

One business in particular, Quik Laundry & Cleaners, helps us every week making sure all of our aprons and towels are clean, folded and ready for timely pickup. We celebrate Rob and Wendy Richter for their ongoing support and wonderful contribution to HATT. They do this quietly, not looking for attention, but we feel they should be publicly acknowledged.

Board of Directors

Hands Across the Table

 

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