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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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8 votes
5 answers
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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 [email protected] and [email protected] but in my need to have ...
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0 votes
4 answers
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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 protected] rather than [email protected]? Why would it make a difference? I took a look at the ...
Academiphile's user avatar
2 votes
4 answers
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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 ...
But I'm Not A Wrapper Class's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
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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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2 answers
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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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2 votes
2 answers
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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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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 ...
Supun Praneeth's user avatar
0 votes
3 answers
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What is the best way to choose email address? [duplicate]

Does name and dob combinations best suits for email addresses in professional world? (ex: [email protected])
Lakshya's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
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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 [email protected] on a resume be a bad idea or potentially too confusing? My fear ...
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2 votes
2 answers
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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 [email protected] instead of ...
Roshan Bhumbra's user avatar
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1 answer
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is it better to use gmail or [email protected] in a CV? [duplicate]

Is it a better idea to use my gmail or [email protected] 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 ...
Lynob's user avatar
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-3 votes
2 answers
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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....
Anonymous's user avatar
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-1 votes
1 answer
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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 ...
Braffe's user avatar
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1 answer
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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 ...
Zoltán Schmidt's user avatar
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2 answers
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Is it considered unprofessional to have a funky e-mail address? [duplicate]

I have an e-mail address that ends in 0609. I have heard that to look professional(during interviews,in your resume, CV etc), you need to have an e-mail address that sounds professional, like using ...
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-3 votes
1 answer
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Is my email for resume professional enough? [duplicate]

I'm going to apply to a job tomorrow, my email will be [email protected] since this is my main/work email that I use often. I think it's okay, but some of you may think it's a little immature/...
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4 votes
0 answers
298 views

Is my email address unprofessional? [duplicate]

My email address is '{initials}.{first name}@gmail.com'. I created this when I was 15 and have used it through high school and 2 years of college. I sent an email to a friend the other day and he ...
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-2 votes
2 answers
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Does edu email or personal domain look better on a resume? [duplicate]

Does the HR prefer an edu email from a prestigious school or a personalized domain which demonstrated some degree of technical skill?
dodo's user avatar
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1 vote
0 answers
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Is it a big "No" to have numbers in your professional / work email address? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an email address which I use for job applications. I'm using Gmail because I don't think I have enough money to buy my own domain (as I've seen suggested on other websites). I ...
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Picking a professional username for a custom domain email [duplicate]

I have my own domain JohnSmith.com what should I call my username for my email? [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] This email will be used for resumes, so trying to make it ...
srmeile's user avatar
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27 votes
3 answers
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Using [email protected] for professional communication

What image/impression does it convey if I use the admin email alias on my own domain? It is not a personal website but a product site and I run the server but I am also the founder of the company so I ...
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9 votes
7 answers
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Does my employer care about my GitHub username?

If the username does not provide NSFW or offensive vibe, but is not a standard one like firstname.lastname or firstinitial.lastname, etc. does it annoy you as an employer? Examples of such usernames ...
Ashish Ranjan's user avatar
2 votes
4 answers
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What kind of email address should I use in CV? [closed]

I have read "What should a professional email address look like?". My problem is somewhat similar to this but not all. At first when I was creating my gmail username (age of 15) I got frustrated ...
Anirban Nag 'tintinmj''s user avatar
-2 votes
2 answers
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Which of these is more of a professional Email Address? [closed]

Let's just say my name is Sharon Jane Still (Not really but same initials though). I have an email account that is [email protected] and another that is [email protected]. My actual name is not ...
Sharon J. Still's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
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Is first name only better than full name in e-mail address? [closed]

I have a choice to use first names instead of first and last name in professional e-mail addresses, for example: [email protected] or [email protected] It would like to speed up communication ...
Arthur Tarasov's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
623 views

What to do if i sent an e-mail with unprofessional name to a company that i applied to?

Recently I sent an e-mail that contains my resume to a company that I want to get my internship with. The problem is the e-mail name is not professional and goofy. Should I resend another e-mail using ...
Khairul Imann's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
604 views

Should I change my teenage username for a new one? [closed]

Since I was about 12, I am using an username, with this username I signed up in a lot of pages, posting about everything, except politics, porn, racism, etc. I got some designs saved with this ...
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1 answer
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Using nickname as e-mail address [duplicate]

i've already read a few threads regarding a professional e-mail address. I'm looking forward to make a simple e-mail with general usage including also finding a job. I use only android phone, chrome ...
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