Make sure you list the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email address, so the employer is clear as to what job you are applying for. This helps clarify what your message is about and may also help the employer prioritize reading your email. Be sure to include the job code if one was given in the job posting. Here is an example:. Formal Written to an unknown audience :. I am applying for the customer service associate position advertised in the Denver Post.
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The emergence of several third party online job portals has made the process of applying for jobs simpler and convenient for job seekers. However, applying through the job portal will mean that your resume will end up along with hundreds of resumes from other applicants. The best way, still, seems to be sending your resume via email to the potential employers to give yourself a chance to stand out from the crowd. Research suggests that hiring managers take only 6 seconds on average to go through your resume and decide whether to shortlist you or reject you.
In response to your request for additional information, I have completed the personal information form you sent and have enclosed a copy of my resume. I have been Dr. John Doe's executive medical secretary for the past two years. My responsibilities include transcribing medical records, billing insurance, making appointments, greeting patients, scheduling hospital tests, and handling correspondence.
Last Updated: February 25, References. This article was co-authored by Katherine Kirkinis, Ed. She specializes in working with issues of career, identity, and indecision.