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E-mailing Resumes: The Good, The Bad, The Unexpected

By Tracy Laswell Williams

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"I'd say that about 20% of the e-mails we get from job seekers have problems with attachments. That is:

  1. there is no attachment even though they reference one;
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  3. the attachments contain only an icon or the persons' vcard;
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