Should you staple your cover letter and resume together?

Do not staple cover letter and resume together. Use paperclip if necessary. You will not use a cover letter for job fairs, expos, interviews, etc.

What to say when you drop off your resume?

Identify yourself, the job you’re interested in, that you’ve applied through the proper channels, and that you’re just dropping off an extra copy of your resume and cover letter. Thank the person for their time, and say you hope you’ll be considered for the job.

What do you say when handing in a job application?

Offer Sincere Thanks. Express appreciation by thanking the receptionist, manager or application recipient. Avoid gushing compliments and simply thank the recipient for considering your employment application. Keep a soft, friendly, confident tone, and look the recipient in the eye when you submit the forms.

How many days after submitting an application should I call?

But how long should you wait after submitting your application before following up? Staffing firm Accountemps surveyed more than 300 human resource managers and found that 36 percent say the best time for applicants to follow up is one to two weeks after submitting their resume.