I'm sorry Yahoo, it's just not working out between us.
December 24, 2008 11:35 AM Subscribe
What e-mail address format is most professional?
I'm leaving school soon, beginning to job search, and am overdue (10+ years) for a change of e-mail address, and would like your ideas on what formats are more "professional" looking. This e-mail account would be used for both personal contacts and for sending out resumes and other job searching stuff, and I'm hoping to go another 10+ years without a change. I have an unusual first and last name, so I have a number of options when it comes to the freedom to register new addresses.
I'm deciding between the following:
email@example.com (this, I have been told, is easy to remember - but coming from people I already know well) - this was my moniker at my previous Yahoo address, so it would be easier for old contacts to switch to.
What "looks best?" With both a first and last name that most people have never heard of, what would be simpler and easier to remember? Am I over thinking this?