Emailing Your Cover Letter and Resume When sending your cover letter and resume electronically, try to find out if the employer would prefer them as attachments or in the body of your email. If you can't determine a preference, send them both ways in a single message.
Semi-nonymous May 20, at 7: I used to hire for internships, and would get resumes for 3 positions. I would file all the attachments and then make a time to sit down with the folder and go through the whole thing. Chaordic One May 20, at 5: It looked hideous and when printed out, what should have been a simple little thing that should fit on a single page would take 4 or 5.
Additionally, frequently my employer would request additional information to be submitted as a spreadsheet. I always thought that if I had extra time I could delete extra space on the emails, and tweak the spreadsheets so they would print out nicer, but I never really did and I suppose that if I did, I might have been giving that applicant an unfair advantage.
Bartlett for President May 20, at 7: I started adding the cover letter content into the e-mail after two places in a row rejected my application for not sending a proper cover letter their words ….
Fish Microwaer May 20, at 7: I received a phone call asking where my cover letter was. I then made it into an attachment and emailed it and that was the last I heard.
Anna May 20, at 9: Absolutely put it in both places. Things get lost in email forwards, formatting gets messed up, documents get detached from each other, etc.
I do a lot of hiring. This is the way that best ensures that your materials get through. Noah May 20, at I can then save the PDFs and a I have an easy reference for which version of my resume I used and exactly what I said in my cover letter.
Although I will mention that something ugly happens when formatted text is sent from a Gmail address and opened in Outlook. Audiophile I used to attach both the resume and cover letter.
Then I started putting the cover letter in the body of the email, unless there were explicit instructions in the job posting. TBoT May 22, at 9: There are usually hundreds.How to Attach a Resume and Cover Letter to an Email Message Once your email message is ready to send, you need to attach your resume and cover letter to your message.
Click on Insert, Attach File. When asked to submit your job materials (such as your resume and any other related documents) as an email attachment, the email itself acts as your cover letter.
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