E-mailing your resume isn’t complicated at all. With an understanding of the process, you’ll be zipping your resume through cyberspace in minutes. In a nut-shell, here’s what to do:
1. Go online, open a new e-mail message, and address it to your prospective employer.
2. Write a brief cover note, following the suggestions in Chapter 10, including a good subject line.
3. Copy and paste a Plain Text version of your resume into the e-mail message.
4. Attach a Word 97-2003 (.doc) version of your resume to the e-mail.
5. Click Send.
Plain Text is the most basic form of computer document. Its formatting is so rudimentary, it can be transferred, read, and used by all computers. On Windows computers Plain Text is also ...