Linked Questions

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Does repeating name in email address look unprofessional? [duplicate]

I have set up my own domain and kicking off freelance service in my field, I have been considering my email address and I am not sure how to make it professional. Because the domain name contains my ...
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5answers
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Choosing professional name for mail address when the domain is “NameSurname.xxx” [duplicate]

I am struggling to find the perfect form for my mail address when I have the domain => NameSurname.fr I currently have NameSurname@icloud.com and NameSurname@gmail.com but in my need to have ...
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4answers
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Domain email vs. Public email [duplicate]

When starting a new company with a website, is it more professional to use an email in the format email@mydomain.com rather than email@gmail.com? Why would it make a difference? I took a look at the ...
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4answers
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Putting your e-mail on your resume [duplicate]

I was passing my resume to a friend so he could pass it along to his company. He was taking a look at it and gave me a list of things I should fix. This was one of them: Get a Gmail or a custom ...
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2answers
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Is an “iCloud” email address professional enough? [duplicate]

I have never really used my personal email address publicly and it dates back to 15 year old me being edgy, so this is not really an option. On occasions when I needed "formal" communication (e.g. ...
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2answers
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Numbers in your email address [duplicate]

In case the name.lastname@ of an email is already taken, is it ok to add one or two numbers after your last name? Are people and employers going to notice such a thing? Is it still professional to ...
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2answers
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Does a custom email with top-level domain “.fyi” seem unprofessional? [duplicate]

Some time ago I've invested in my personal custom domain. No desirable variations of my name were available with a .com top-level domain so I went for .fyi instead. I like it - in my optinion its ...
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2answers
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Applying for computer science internships, using email with .dev ending [duplicate]

Google Domains recently released the .dev domain extension and I was able to register jdoe.dev (example). Would putting john@jdoe.dev on a resume be a bad idea or potentially too confusing? My fear ...
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is it better to use gmail or email@mydomain.com in a CV? [duplicate]

Is it a better idea to use my gmail or me@mydomain.com in a resume? I have a spooky domain name, similar to codinghorror.com, it's about programming and stuff too, and it is very well designed, it ...
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3answers
599 views

What is the best way to choose email address? [duplicate]

Does name and dob combinations best suits for email addresses in professional world? (ex: firstname.12june@xyz.com)
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1answer
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What is the best professional email address for my own portfolio domain? [duplicate]

Ok I am a full-stack developer I do freelancer projects. I have a portfolio site and my domain has my own name ex: "myname.com". so what do you think a best professional email address would be. so ...
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Good practice to give email address for a job in format [firstname][currentyear]@domain.com? [duplicate]

Normally, I saw experts saying that your email should include your first and last name like in a format [firstname][lastname]@[domain.com], but my email address includes my first name and current year....
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1answer
612 views

Is this email address a good idea? [duplicate]

I am setting up my portfolio site and with it I want to have some professional email. Many domains are already taken but I found firstNameLastName.com available. This is problem though because ...
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2answers
261 views

using an alias adress for a job application [duplicate]

Some email providers allow you to 'tag' an email address by putting a + and something after it, and I often use this to sort my emails. If I were to put myemail+comapanyName@example.com instead of ...
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Should I create a new e-mail if my current one contains an online nickname? [duplicate]

I use a nickname that makes me identifiable anywhere on the internet. As neither Stack Overflow, nor most of the SE sites are related to my "internet persona", I decided not to register with that name ...

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