links for 2010-02-06

  • Twitter is used more and more for finding a job. Don’t know where to begin? Use these lucky (cuz we did all the work) links from our collection on delicious to get started. Link Friday is a regular feature. Do you have another one to recommend? Add a comment and let us know.
  • Email signatures are so easy to do well, that it’s really a shame how often they’re done poorly. Many people want their signature to reflect their personality, provide pertinent information and more, but they can easily go overboard. Why are email signatures important? They may be boring and the last item on your list of things to get right, but they affect the tone of every email you write. Email signatures contain alternative contact details, pertinent job titles and company names, which help the recipient get in touch when emails are not responded to. Sometimes, they give the recipient an idea of who wrote the email in case it has been a while since they have been in touch. They are also professional: like a letterhead, they show that you run a business (in some countries, you’re required to do so). Here are some tips on how to create a tasteful signature that works.
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