Emailing your resume seems like it should be straightforward and easy. But in fact, all sorts of things can go wrong. First, never send your resume as an attachment unless asked to do so. Second, if you paste your resume from Word into an email or online form, you can lose formatting and some characters can be converted into code. If this happens, your resume will look unprofessional and may be unreadable. As a result, the employer may hit the delete button.
Below is a video tutorial on how to paste your resume into an email so that it shows up on the other end looking professional.
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