the accountant's email etiquette guide
  • Following Up?

    Whether you are following up from a networking event or an interview, this is the format for you!

  • Is the resume ready?

    Most the of the emails you send will include a resume and often a cover letter. If you’re sending both, don’t forgot to avoid the common pitfalls discussed  in this eBook!

  • Quick Tips

    While I’ve given you some basic formatting in the email below, there are many things to consider. Let’s go through them all.

the accountant's email etiquette guide
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Accountant Email Etiquette Tips

  • Always attach your resume and cover letter in separate PDFs. Sometimes Word Documents look different on different computers.
  • Proofread and then proofread again. Depending on the importance of the recipient, have a friend proofread it.
  • "BCC" stands for blind carbon copy. If you feel like bcc'ing someone, don't. Forward the email after it's already been sent. Too many mistakes have happened there.
  • Keep your message concise. You need to include a story connecting you to the recipient, but keep it short and sweet.
  • Remember, this email could be forwarded to anyone (and often times is forwarded). Don't say anything you're not okay with everyone at the company seeing.
  • Keep the tone upbeat. In email, it's hard to read someone's "tone". Better to throw in an exclamation point than to seem dull!
  • If they said to give them a call, don't send an email. Email should never be an escape from more intimate contact, especially during the recruitment process.
  • Never use all caps. If you haven't noticed, people interpret that as screaming.

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