Good email titles and templates for networking emails

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Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:56 pm

I'm looking to transition to another firm or position. To that end, I plan to send out a few "cold emails" to (a) people I've met with or otherwise already know and (b) people I've never met or known. The latter will be the vast majority of the emails.

Any ideas on how to properly title B emails and a standard template for the body of the email?

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Re: Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:09 pm

Anyone else kind of hesitant to provide an answer because you want to keep your own forms/style for when you lateral?

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Re: Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone else kind of hesitant to provide an answer because you want to keep your own forms/style for when you lateral?


Yeah.

And frankly OP, if you're following a template, it might not be helpful to you. These emails and titles should be carefully tailored to the person you're contacting and the position you're seeking.

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Re: Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone else kind of hesitant to provide an answer because you want to keep your own forms/style for when you lateral?


Yeah.

And frankly OP, if you're following a template, it might not be helpful to you. These emails and titles should be carefully tailored to the person you're contacting and the position you're seeking.


That's fine and they are obviously tailored. I'm just mainly looking for examples of effective* titles. The body is easier. I don't think a networking email title can be that tailored or unique.

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Re: Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone else kind of hesitant to provide an answer because you want to keep your own forms/style for when you lateral?


Why respond to say you don't want to respond?

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Re: Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:29 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone else kind of hesitant to provide an answer because you want to keep your own forms/style for when you lateral?


Yeah.

And frankly OP, if you're following a template, it might not be helpful to you. These emails and titles should be carefully tailored to the person you're contacting and the position you're seeking.


That's fine and they are obviously tailored. I'm just mainly looking for examples of effective* titles. The body is easier. I don't think a networking email title can be that tailored or unique.


Hm, honestly each of mine were pretty unique. I often asked people to introduce me to others if possible, and in the email subject line I'd be sure to mention that so-and-so. Make sure you confirm with your contact its ok to mention their name. If you're introduced through a mutual friend or contact, the chances your email will be opened and answered are that much greater.

If you're emailing an alum, make sure you mention you're an alum if X school in your subject line (this one is obvious).

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Re: Good email titles and templates for networking emails

Postby RaceJudicata » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone else kind of hesitant to provide an answer because you want to keep your own forms/style for when you lateral?


Why respond to say you don't want to respond?


Why ask this anonymously?

OP -- One that has worked for me is "Fellow X alum seeking advice - [Labor & employment litigation]" or whatever you may share in common.

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