Much of your job search correspondence will take place via email… networking, post-interview thank you emails, emails that accompany your resume, etc. And a single email message can make or break your job search with a specific organization or person. (No second chance).
As a young professional, by now you should be able to communicate well enough to represent yourself professionally. Doing this poorly is the kiss of death to your job search.
Check out these 10 often-overlooked email tips that will increase your chance of beating your competition.
How many times have you replied to a job ad via e-mail by sending a copy of your resume and cover letter? I’m going to guess at least 20 (but more likely hundreds of times) if you’ve been searching for a while. Here are some of the worst, and most common, mistakes we’ve seen. Eliminating these will greatly improve your chances of being noticed.
In both your job search, and on the job, email is one of your primary media for communication. Be sure you send the right professional message in every email!
When you send emails during your job search, or in correspondence with co-workers, customers or partners, create a professional impression. Are you making any of these common email mistakes?