Let’s say as an example that my full name is Robert Frankel
If I purchase the domain
nkel.com and use that to create my custom e-mail:
And then use this as my personal e-mail in a professional setting (resume, contact e-mail, business card, etc…).
Do you think this would be perceived as unprofessional and silly in a negative way, and even confusing to some? Or do you think most people would understand it right away and think of it in a net positive way - perhaps a bit silly, but memorable. Don’t worry about whether the e-mail will be filtered as spam, I am curious about how it is perceived.
I am asking because I have a domain like this that I use for private personal stuff, and I wonder whether it would be a good or bad idea to use that e-mail when applying for jobs, as a small extra detail to stand out 😁
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I think it would definitely be “perceived as unprofessional and silly in a negative way” by some people and also “in a net positive way - perhaps a bit silly, but memorable” by others, so, if you’re very concerned about appearing serious and professional you should probably not use such an address for these purposes.
If you emailed me from this address i would consider you a dork, and as a bit of one myself i might start calling you Fratnickle.
Thanks. I thought so too. Sometimes I think I may be over-critical, so I wanted to check ;)
Fratnickle! Haha, I did not even think about how sounds if you read the @ as ‘at’.