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In addition to your street address,
including your city, state and zip, it’s important to include
an email address. With
today’s technology, a hiring manager most often contacts
successful candidates by phone or by email.
Because of the importance of email correspondence
in a job search, it’s wise to choose an email address that
is businesslike in tone, rather that one that reflects a
special interest or a nickname.
For example, the following would be
Another important piece of advice is
to avoid using work-related email addresses.
Hiring managers are rarely interested in interviewing
someone who is using their current employer’s time or email
system to look for another job.
The key is:
Always be professional
It’s sometimes wise to include a cell
phone number along with your home phone number, especially
if that’s your easiest point of contact.
However, be certain of the quality of your cell phone
and service provider before offering the number.
Nothing is more frustrating to a hiring manager than
to conduct a cell phone conversation through static and
breaks in conversation due to poor technology.
In modern resumes, fax numbers are rarely
hiring managers will not fax an interview request to prospective
include current work phone numbers in your scannable resume.
Hiring managers think poorly of candidates who use
a current employer’s time to search for new opportunities.