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Subject:Re: Advice on Resumes From:"Barry D. Harmon" <bdharmon -at- BRIDGERNET -dot- COM> Date:Sat, 13 Feb 1999 14:26:38 -0700
Stark (stark_vision -at- hotbot -dot- com) asked:
>When sending a resume electronically (via email) do I send it as an
>attachment, in the body, as a pdf, a word file, frame file, or all of the
>Do I save the attachments as Resume.doc or as My Name. doc?
I have the same question regarding the emailing of resumes because, often,
employers request that a resume be submitted electronically, but fail to
mention in which format. It seems as if we are supposed to read their minds
I'd also like to ask a question pertaining to this: If a resume is
requested, and submitted electronically, should the recipient acknowledge at
least the receipt of such? I think they should, out of etiquette.
Also, is it appropriate to send a "reminder" note mentioning high interest
in a position, and requesting acknowledgement of having received the resume?
How long should I wait before doing so?