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Archive of posts tagged Email Etiquette

Basic computer skills? Please define.

I received this message from Matthew, via Facebook. It’s a good question. I decided to share it and my answer to Matthew here. THANKS MATTHEW. January 28 at 5:12pm Dear Ms. Bugni, In your post (which was very well-written, by the way) you mention the necessity of having “basic computer skills” to compete in today’s […]

So what do I attach to the email?

When working with clients, I provide the final resume in three formats. Word .doc, PDF and plain text. I tell them plain text is for cutting and pasting into online applications. The PDF ensures clear printing with no printer or software issues and the Word version is the language of business so use that version […]

Thank-you. Click.

I’ll admit it. I’ve become a Twitter addict. I’ll cover all the wonderfulness garnered from social media in another post. For today I want to share something I saw in my Twitter stream a while back: “If you get an email about a position respond to it.” Sounds like basic common sense, but believe me, […]

Yes. Penmanship does count.

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I’m actively involved with Monty’s Home. One project I’m working on is to improve email communications by using an email marketing service. This means, I not only had to manually enter every address we’ve accumulated to date – long, boring, technical story – it also means I’ve taken over […]

In English, please.

In addition to operating a successful resume writing business, I also have a very busy pet sitting service – Snug as a Bug. I know. Very odd combination, but it works. And it combines my two passions – writing and animals.   Since my pet sitting service offers in home care for people’s pets, I […]