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How are you sending out cover letters and resumes?

Email only
4
36%
Snail Mail only
3
27%
Both
3
27%
Neither (waste of time ITE)
1
9%
 
Total votes: 11

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CE2JD

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Mail Merge

Postby CE2JD » Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:58 pm

Are you guys actually printing out letters and mailing them via snail mail, or is it assumed that everyone uses email nowadays?

Should I just email everything?
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usaojeff

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby usaojeff » Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:59 pm

I actually had the same question (maybe set up a poll: snail mail v. email???)

I'd love to save some postage money. :)

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby toaster2 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:01 pm

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just a girl

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby just a girl » Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:19 pm

Some places specify mail, otherwise, I'm doing all email.

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jchoggan

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby jchoggan » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:36 pm

The way I figure it ITE -- Hit up the firms you're really interested in with as many opportunities to see your resume as possible. E-mail everybody, snail mail the better firms, and hand your resume in person to your favorite firms, bringing with you a nice bottle of wine, some flowers, money, or a (subtly sycophantic) thank-you card with a picture of your starving family and $400K student loan statement, groveling for a position... then sit outside of the recruiting partner's office and cry... obnoxiously.

...or regular snail mail might be sufficient.

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underachiever

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby underachiever » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:51 pm

It is such a shot in the dark this yr, but Im still sending to 20 firms in my home state

pehaigllleises

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby pehaigllleises » Tue Dec 01, 2009 12:08 am

I'm snail mailing. I didn't use mail merge, I'm not really sure how to use it and I wanted to slightly customize the letters anyway.

riccardo426

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby riccardo426 » Tue Dec 01, 2009 12:15 am

Emailing firms; snail mailing judges.

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underdawg

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby underdawg » Tue Dec 01, 2009 2:25 am

e-mail

welcome to the 21st century
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wiseowl

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Re: Mail Merge

Postby wiseowl » Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:26 am

if the firm has an online app i'm doing it there, otherwise snail mail



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