Your resume is polished, you’ve written your email cover letter and you’re about to hit send. Before you do, check these things off your list to make sure you stand out for the right reasons:
1. Email Address – Make sure it won’t provoke eye rolls.
Sign up for Gmail. It’s free and widely accepted as the best email service, and most people don’t have a negative opinion of it. Yahoo and Outlook are also acceptable. Just don’t use an AOL email address—no matter what your opinion of AOL, it can be seen as outdated and therefore only used by people who are technology-challenged.
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