Recruiters receive a copious amount emails daily, so make sure your subject line is informative and gets to the point. That is already hard enough. In your new email, make a point to mention a topic this person discussed during a meeting you both attended or a news article that might have quoted this person.
While you'll do the basics stating who you are and what you want while asking for a convenient time to meet composing this email requires you to know enough about someone's career that you can demonstrate why you respect them and why their advice is important to you, adds Aujla.
This is perhaps the most overlooked portion of an email, especially one for a job application. Unlike a cover letter, though, you can't use the job description to determine which qualifications and experience to highlight.
Write an Informative Subject Line The email subject line should include your name and the position you are applying to.
Ensure that it is relevant by stating the position, mentioning your name, and expressing that it is a job application. Include a copy of your resume. Hi [Name]! Read the rest of the advice from the University of Minnesota.