Tips on e-mailing resumes

Tips on e-mailing resumes

Tips on e-mailing

Today sending resumes through e-mails is the most effective & fastest way of job hunting. If you notice your resume getting rejected frequently and inadequate responses to your emails, go through the following ten tips to increase the effectiveness of your resume.

1. While applying for a job, as far as possible try to put the company's mailID in the 'TO' column instead of keeping it in the 'CC' or 'BCC' column.

2. Do not keep any other company's mailID in the 'CC' of the same mail.

3. If necessary you can keep your own mailID in the 'CC' of the same mail.

4. While sending resumes to many E-mail Ids at the same time, keep all the addresses in the 'BCC' of the mail which will not be visible for the recipients. Also put your own mailID in the 'TO' column.

5. You can paste your resume in the mail Text or can be attached as a document unless it is specifically mentioned.

6. While applying for any company's notifications, do follow the
instructions word by word.

7. When you are asked to write any particular 'subject line', write exactly what is being asked to do. This is Very very important because today all the mail boxes are attacked by spam & virus mails and the recipient will be filtering your mails automatically/manually based on the mail subject only.

For eg. When you are asked to write the subject 'Software Engineer-Bangalore", write exactly that and do not write "I am applying for the post of Software Engineer - Bangalore"

8. Also try to write the important part of your subject at the beginning because in the recipient's mail box the longest subjects will be truncated and only the first part will be displayed.

For eg. Instead of writing 'My registration no. is cse12345' try writing 'cse12345 - Registration no.'. Please note here that the company will be looking only for your registration no. and it is better if you write just " cse12345 ".

9. Pls note that all your casual mails with the subject ' Freshers Resume' or 'Registration details' will be summarily deleted and do not spend time on sending such mails where the notification asks you to put specific 'subject'.

10. Do not send the mail 3 or 4 times in order to make sure it reaches correctly which may irritate the recipient. Instead, in the first mail itself put your own mailID in the 'BCC' and check if the mail is received properly.

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