How many emails do you send and receive every day? Business correspondences, online orders, spam mail, and personal emails are a just a handful of the emails that probably go in and out of your email account on your computer, laptop, tablet or phone on a daily basis.
According to The Undercover Recruiter, over 205 billion emails are sent and received every single day! Around the world, email is one of the best forms of communication. As long as you have Internet access, email is nearly instantaneous. It can be sent globally 24/7/365. Everybody uses it because it is simple, effective, and affordable.
One thing about emails that is often overlooked is the value of an email signature. Approximately 48% of professionals do not have a professional email signature! Be sure that you set one up and include it in every single email you send. It’s one of the ultimate networking tools.
Professional Email Signatures should include information like:
- Job Title
- Company Name
- Social Media Links
- Tag lines
Professional email signatures are a fantastic way to brand every email you send so that others can contact you. Think of it as an equivalent to handing out your business card to everyone. If people have your details they can contact you. It will help you grow your network and give the professional appearance that you’re already striving for.
Here is an example of an email signature:
Design your own professional email signature today and attach it to your email account. Every single email program (Outlook, GMail, Yahoo, etc) has the ability to set up an email signature. It literally takes 5 minutes to create a perfect email signature that you can use forever.
Professional email signatures are basically your digital stamp of approval. They are a valuable and effective networking tool that every job seeker can utilize for free. Set one up today.