Job seeker email signature examples & tip to get employers to notice you

How to create the best professional looking email signature for your job hunt

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job seeker email signature

Job seeking is hard, and there is only one chance for making a positive first impression. One of the best ways to give an impression of professionalism and credibility is through your email signature. 

Click the button above to start making your signature, or continue reading for tips, guidelines and signature examples.

What to include in your job hunting email signature info

  1. Name: Use your middle initial as recent studies show that a middle initial is associated with higher intelligence
  2. Job Title or Academic Degree: In your title, be specific regarding your fields of expertise
  3. Photo : Adding a photo of you adds a credibility and makes employers feel that there is a person behind the info.
  4. Personal skills: Add a list of your skills that you assume are the most important for HR people in your desired industry (don’t over due it, and remember to make the most of your limited space)

How to use colors

Mix and match your signature colors to with just 1-2 colors. Use color and bolding to make the important information in your signature stand out – like your, name and expertise.

With a good looking email signature every mail you send to your potential employers will reflects on you positively and help recruiters see your worth.

Make the most of your signature with special add-ons

To give your recipient a deeper look into your activity and achievements you may want to use one or more of the following signature add-ons (available in the Wisestamp signature maker).

  1. Social media icons: Provide easy access to your social profiles  like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to give more depth into who you are – but make sure to tidy them up and make them beneficial and not detrimental to your job search.
  2. Add a link to your CV: Add a button with some business offer. You can use a custom button with a link to your CV or a social media button leading to your Linkedin profile.
  3. Link to your portfolio: add a big colourful eye-caching buttons to your work on social media or the dedicated sites for your niche. Use these to encourage employers to take a deeper look into your skills and talent.

Good luck job hunting! ☺️

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