This humble cover letter has gone viral around the Wall Street circle because of its honesty. The internship-seeking applicant gives a very accurate picture of his skills – or lack thereof.
The responses from executives have been overwhelmingly positive, with all of them falling over each other to hire the kid.
So there’s your life lesson. Don’t be special or gifted. Just be honest about your averageness and you too could be on the road to a high-paying career.
After all, that’s how I got this job.
UPDATE: The dude is actually pretty accomplished.
Matthew Ross, a 22-year-old undergrad at San Diego State University, has been revealed today as an ambitious high school sports star whose outstanding skills in baseball, basketball and football earned him almost heroic status at his high school in Auburn, Placer County.
This revelation will only make him more appealing to firms that want to bolster their intramural teams.
[H/T: Business Insider]