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SHOW DATE: JANUARY 8, 2013
When you’re looking for a job, you want to make sure you have a personal email address listed on your resume.
There are people who feel that using their company email address on their resume legitimizes them and proves that they have a job. But that’s not the way you prove your legitimacy. There’s references for that.
For one, your company might be filtering its email system for any mentions of “resume.” In most cases, you wouldn’t want your company to be privy of your job hunt.
It’s enough for your future employer to see, “ABC Inc. | XXXX – Present.” Like we said, you can always put a co-worker as a reference to legitimize your time there.
And if your personal email is comprised of something ridiculous like email@example.com or something, create a new email address, don’t use your company email.