Instructions for Sending Resumes Online

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These days, applying for a job is as easy as sending a resume to one of a million online job sites. More and more companies are accepting online applications and if you do not yet know how to send application online, now is the best time to learn.

What Should You Do?

This process is easier if done step-by-step and they are as follows.

Step 1– Open your word processing software of choice. You can do this by placing your cursor over the icon on your desktop and double clicking.  If there is no icon, look for the software in your “programs”.

Step 2– There are standard protocols for composing resumes and you can check them online. Make sure you follow them and include a cover letter as this will give you an advantage.Sending Resumes Online

Step 3– Once you are done composing your resume, just click on the “File” button on the menu bar of your writing program. On the drop-down menu, click on “Save As” and give it a personal name. This will make it easier on you and your possible employer to identify the file.

Step 4– Once you are done naming, saving, and checking your file for errors, exit from your work processing program and click on your preferred browser icon on your desktop. Log into your email account and prepare to send your resume. Make sure you write the employer’s email address on the “To:” box.

Step 5– Put a professional-sounding message in the content box. Mention that you have attached your resume and remember to include any information the employer specifically requested for.

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Step 6– Now is the time to attach your resume. Scroll to your email toolbar and click attach. Look for your resume and click on that so the upload begins. Make sure it finished uploading before you send it.

Tip– Make sure you check for grammatical errors and typos. Also, do be sure your email address is professional-sounding because john.doe@abcde.com sounds a lot better than ice.cream.bandit@abcde.com.

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