This week: Email Etiquette
Those of you who are nearing graduation are probably searching for jobs. (If you are one of the lucky few who have landed a job, congratulations!) Well, remember when your previous internship supervisor said, “Email me your resume when you’re close to graduation!” Now is the perfect time to do it! Here are some email etiquette tips to keep in mind.
Those of you who are looking for summer internships will also find these tips useful when applying.
- Email guidelines from Virginia Tech
- 101 Email Etiquette Tips
- Email Etiquette for the Super Busy via the 99 Percent blog
- When ‘Best’ isn’t Good Enough – an article on email sign-offs via the New York Times
- 25 Tips for Perfecting Your Email Etiquette via Inc.com
- Even Microsoft Office has advice: 12 Tips for Better Email Etiquette
Fun Fact: “E-mail” is no longer grammatically correct according to the AP Style Handbook. It is just “email.”
What is some advice you’ve received about emailing employers?
Jaime Hoerbelt is a senior Marketing major and Fine Arts and French minor at Hofstra University. She is graduating in May and plans to pursue a career in marketing and/or social media marketing. She is currently working part-time at Generations Beyond. She writes her own blog at www.JaimeHoerbelt.com