How do I ask for a career advice?
- Clarify your purpose. Know when you want advice and when you’re really seeking something else like validation or sympathy.
- Set an example. Be tactful and generous about sharing helpful advice.
- Express your thanks. Let others know how much you appreciate their time and effort.
How do you politely ask for advice in an email?
And follow these rules:
- Spend 95% of your time researching the person you’re emailing, and 5% writing the email.
- Introduce yourself quickly but specifically, and ask specific questions.
- Ask one or two questions.
- Google your questions first.
- Don’t offer to “hop on the phone” as a compromise.
How do you ask someone to keep you in mind for a job?
Here are a few things to keep in mind when you do.
- Keep it light. No matter how desperately you want the job, don’t pass that pressure onto your friend or imply that he’s obligated to do you this favor.
- Email, don’t call.
- Be honest about your suitability for the position.
How do you ask someone for a job via email?
Here are some things to include in the email:
- Somewhat-formal greeting.
- Checking in.
- Show genuine interest in the latest goings on.
- Reference to the job you’re interested in, including a link to the posting, as well as the name of the person who would be supervising this new hire (if available)