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7 tips to get replies to your job search emails

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12:00 PM | 6 August 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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Are your emails not working? Here's a few things you can do to get more replies.

It can be frustrating when people don't reply to your emails. It's rarely because they don't want to reply and more often because other things get in the way, they don't see your email as a priority or they don't see the need to reply. To tackle that, here's seven email tricks you can do to encourage people to reply.

1. Write naturally

The trick with any communications, whether it's emailing someone at an agency or writing an advert, is to write the way you talk. Someone is much more likely to read an email that sounds natural and includes some personality rather than something dry and boring about what an "ideal and passionate candidate" you are for "the advertised position of..."

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