'Am I Money?' #2 - Lisa, 2008 Grad With PR Focus

Lisa FanoniDear J.T. O'Donnell and the CAREEREALISM Team, First of all, thank you so much for developing and sustaining such an excellent resource for job and career advice seekers. Below, I have referenced the information you will need to see if "I Am Money." I appreciate all your help, and look forward to receiving your honest feedback. Best, Lisa Fanoni LinkedInTwitterFacebook Resume (I always add a re-formatted copy underneath my cover letter just in case companies are iffy about opening attachments. I also always attach as a pdf so every computer can open it.) Recent Cover Letter (It's long, and I have NO IDEA how to shorten it... )
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