10+ Places to Get Email Templates for Networking & Job Hunting
With emails being one of the primary means of communication
in the world of professionalism, it is important to know how to properly format
and what to include in an email.
Templates are a great resource to consider for networking and in
pursuing a job.
1. THE MUSE
Plenty of websites are geared towards helping individuals
hone their professional skills. The Muse
is a website with resources
and blogs that break down exactly how a professional email should look.
2. IDEALIST CAREERS
A career website that has it all; idealist
careers offers email templates and explain how to use each one.
Everyone knows that Forbes is fro the businessman. Their website offers plenty of advice and resources on emails and on sending LinkedIn messages when reaching out to network.
4. USA TODAY
The popular news source has a college edition that is a
packed with helpful information. The
site offers links
to email templates on everything from cover letters to emailing a colleague
just to propose a casual meeting.
5. NEWS TO LIVE BY
This helpful website has pre-maid templates ready for
use. They offer a variety of templates
depending on your need. All you have to
do is fill in a few blanks.
6. QUINT CAREERS
Follow up emails are just as important as the initial
emails. Quint Careers offers links
to follow up email templates, as well as resume and cover letter templates.
7. CAREER ATTRACTION
This website is well reviewed by top brands and, including Forbes. They offer email examples to offer an idea of what to write in certain situations, such as this one:
Really looking forward to speaking with you tomorrow at 2:30 at Starbucks at 24th & M Street.
As I mentioned in my initial outreach, I graduated from Stanford this May and am actively working to identify my first step post-college.
In addition getting to know you — and how you navigated your first few jobs after college — I’d also be interested in learning more about Patagonia. Specifically, I’m interested in the company’s approach to leadership development, a topic that is of great interest to me (the subject of my Senior Honors Thesis).
Ultimately, I am looking for a bit of advice and perspective, from someone whom a trusted friend, Bill, trusts very much.
Thanks, in advance, for the time — I am really looking forward to it. If anything comes up, my cell is 212-555-1212.
P.S. I’ve attached an updated
resume to this note to give you a better sense of the work I’ve been doing for
the past 4 years and prior.
8. HUB SPOT
An experienced company Vice President offers his wisdom in
this article that breaks down what to do with
networking emails and what to avoid.
Of course LinkedIn will have plenty of resources for any
businessperson or career professional, including email
template ideas. This article
discusses what you should actually say when seeking a job or interview.
10. COLLEGE WEBSITES
Many colleges, such as Harvard, will offer resources on how to model professional emails as well as sending follow up emails.