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What’s a good subject line for a job search email?

Q:  What’s a good subject line for a job search email?

A:  To attract the recipient’s attention, you could use a subject line like Follow Up:  Professional Opportunity.  Or simply:  Professional Matter. If someone suggested you contact the person, include a name in the subject line, such as Contacting you at __________’s suggestion.  Or relay the commonality you share, such as Fellow Law School Alum Getting in Touch.

Other ideas:  think about giving the subject line a light touch, e.g., A quick career question.  Or, indicate that the reader’s attention is needed , such as with a subject line like:  Professional matter; your attention requested. 

There are a number of good choices.  One bad option is to leave the subject line blank.