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Quote from: contract2008 on January 11, 2006, 05:06:12 PMI wonder if alcoholism is a valid excuse or would serve as an extenuating circumstance? Probably not.Without getting into details, I think claiming alcoholism could be a good strategy if you played it right.
I wonder if alcoholism is a valid excuse or would serve as an extenuating circumstance? Probably not.
To the poster above me: The military is not rehab and I would highly discourage anybody for joining for those reasons. I've served with people who joined the military in order to escape a substance abuse problem only to realize that you can't really run away. You can get into big trouble if you're caught drinking at work and may even get stuck with a dishonorable discharge (I've seen it happen).
i have sent out over 30 resumes and cover letters - the vast majority of which have not received a response of any sort. the responses that i have received have not been positive: remember the platitude-filled rejection letters of yesteryear? well if not then be prepared to be reminded - firms, etc. use the exact same format for their letters