4 Email Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search


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Check out these email tips on how to speed up your job search. Even if you aren't in job search, these tips will definitely help you manage your email! Check out the blog that inspired this SlideShare: www.speedupmyjobsearch.com/blog/4-email-tips-to-speed-up-your-job-search

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4 Email Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search

  1. 1. 4 Email Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search By: Paul Cameron Email should NOT slow you down… use it right and land faster! facebook.com/drivestaff @drivestaff plus.google.com/drivestaffDriveStaff.com SpeedUpMyJobSearch.com
  2. 2. Tip 1: Email is Free, create a new one! Pick a name related to the job you want: * Example: JohntheAccountant@gmail.com Recipients will see you are passionate about your career!
  3. 3. (psst...if you have more than one specialty... create multiple email addresses and have them all forward to one job search inbox!) Tip 1: Email is Free, create a new one!
  4. 4. Tip 2: De-Organize Searching email is as easy as searching Google! Stop creating multiple folders. Instead...
  5. 5. Tip 2: De-Organize ...create 1 archive folder for everything. You WILL move faster!
  6. 6. Tip 3: Reply Faster in Outlook Forget email templates... Save them as email signatures instead! Insert Signature in email and Send! Don’t have outlook? No problem!
  7. 7. Tip 3: Reply Faster in Gmail Go to Settings Labs… Look up “Canned Responses” and enable.
  8. 8. Tip 4: Delay Delivery In Outlook (It’s a MUST!) Need to follow up with someone next week/month? Write the email NOW while the info is fresh in your mind! Then...
  9. 9. “Delay Delivery” for the right date/time. Done! (psst...you can prewrite a series of 5+ emails over a 12 month period to stay in touch with your network contacts!) How about in Gmail? Tip 4: Delay Delivery In Outlook (It’s a MUST!)
  10. 10. Do a Google Search for: Google Code Delay Delivery Click the link that says gmail-delay-send Install the app and voila! Tip 4: Delay Delivery Gmail
  11. 11. Search your Mobile App Store for Boxcar Get an audible alert when specific people email you so you can respond in seconds! Bonus Tip: Boxcar
  12. 12. Respond to people quickly! You won’t miss opportunities & you’ll make a great impression.
  13. 13. To read the complete blog that inspired this SlideShare visit: www.SpeedUpMyJobSearch.com/blog and look for the blog called “4 Email Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search”
  14. 14. Do you have a great Email tip? Add it in the comments!
  15. 15. Thanks for stopping by! Paul Cameron President of DriveStaff Founder of SpeedUpMyJobSearch.com @pc_headhunter | paul@drivestaff.com Connect on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/paulcameron facebook.com/drivestaff @drivestaff plus.google.com/drivestaffDriveStaff.com SpeedUpMyJobSearch.com