Few things bore me more than a thank-you note that begins with "Thank you for...." I realize that it is tempting and easy to get right to the point of why you are writing a note in the first place; but in the space of job-searching, a boring thank-you does not bring you back for a second round interview. Put into practice these fabulous tips from Myka Meier on how to make your post-interview note stand out from the crowd. And don't be afraid to use these same principals when writing your Aunt Martha!
How many emails do you receive in 1 day? Before noon? A lot. If you are like me, one of the first things I do in my day is sit down and begin the deletion of all my emails. Then I begin writing my own emails. But how do we get the response we want from our own? Emails are too often ignored, misunderstood, taken out of context and ultimately trashed.
This article written by Sara McCord gives 2 excellent tips on writing concise emails that give a call to action, if that's what you want!