Emoji have successfully invaded our communication. You are more likely to see conversations composed of emoji only than with no emoji at all. Social media are so overflowing with different variants of smiley faces and other small images that posts without them seem weird. It’s only natural that this lovely virus has spread to email communication, as well. This includes email signatures in particular. Read on if you want to learn how to add emoji to email signatures.
But first, let’s see how emoji fit into professional communication.
Are you a student? If you are, you probably have to write lots of emails – to the University officials, lecturers, your fellow students, future employers… Those emails give you the opportunity to present yourself well. That is, as a young professional and a person who is serious despite (usually) young age. To achieve that, you need to work on your email signature. While this short fragment of messages gives great opportunities, it is equally easy to harm your personal branding with it. In this article I will show you how to design professional email signatures for students and seize that opportunity.
Make it easy for others to recognize you
It is especially important in conversations within your college or university. You could provide others with your name alone, but if you think about it, it will not be enough. Professors who have to reply to students from many different groups are unlikely to remember each and every name. Imagine a situation in which, after a hundredth reply in a single day, a professor has to ask the sender from which group they are. Instead of trying their patience, it is better to provide your recipients with all details straight away:
Are you wondering about how your email signature for personal email should look like? Or maybe you have seen a great professional email signature and would like a similar one? Whatever the reason, in this article, I will present you a few tips which will help you create your own email signature for personal purposes.
Personal branding is a key ingredient if you want to look for new opportunities. It is worth investing some time in creating an online presence, e.g. using your personal blog or website, professional profiles, social media channels or by designing an engaging signature for your e-mail correspondence.