Email Guide for a Job Application

Email Guide for a Job Application

Some individuals get confounded when sending an application on what the subject ought to be.

Its in every case best to compose the Job Title you are applying for as the subject of the email. E.g if it’s a Mechanical Engineering job you are applying for, it ought to be: Mechanical Engineer

Now and then when you get sluggish to compose a vigorous introductory letter. It’s acceptable you have a short organization that tends to why you are sending an email. Here is an example group you can utilize:


The Hiring Manager,

XYZ Company Limited,


RE: Application for a XYZ Role

I would like to apply for an xyz role in your organization as advertised on LinkedIn. I have over 5 years experience as requested in the job description and would be a perfect fit. With key skills in -,_ and _, I would definitely be of immense value in helping your organization achieve it’s objective

Please find attached my Resume for your perusal. I am open to discuss more of my skills and the value I would bring to your team during an interview.


This is very short and straight to the point. Its better than sending a blank mail.

Hope this helps ?

N.B: This doesn’t entirely take the place of a cover letter, it’s just for one of those lazy days rather than sending a blank email. For more tips on how to write a cover letter, check out this article


Yewande Jinadu

Yewande Jinadu is a Strategic Human Resource Professional with significant experience in solving problems and helping organization deliver value through its people. Over the past 5years, she has used her expertise in Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, Technical Recruitment, Performance Management and Employee Engagement to shape the culture of various organization. A superb communicator and an advocate of always treating people well. Currently the Founder of CareerLife Nigeria (, a Public Speaker, Trainer and feature writer for top blogs in NIgeria Through CareerLife Nigeria's initiative, several graduates have become employable and gotten job several Job Offers. Recently she was recognized as one of the top 150 global HR Professionals and Top 50 Career Influencers by The Workbooth Yewande is changing the narrative for Young Nigerian Graduates You can reach out to her by sending a mail to: and follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @careerlifeng

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