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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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27 votes
3 answers

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 ...
ahron's user avatar
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9 votes
7 answers

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 ...
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8 votes
5 answers

Choosing professional name for mail address when the domain is "" [duplicate]

I am struggling to find the perfect form for my mail address when I have the domain => I currently have [email protected] and [email protected] but in my need to have ...
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4 votes
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Is my email address unprofessional? [duplicate]

My email address is '{initials}.{first name}'. 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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3 votes
2 answers

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 votes
4 answers

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 ...
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2 votes
4 answers

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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2 votes
2 answers

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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2 votes
2 answers

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
2 votes
2 answers

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 vote
1 answer

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 ...
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1 vote
0 answers

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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0 votes
4 answers

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
0 votes
2 answers

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 (example). Would putting [email protected] on a resume be a bad idea or potentially too confusing? My fear ...
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