Add a vacation reply:
Once you proceed for vacation, you may not be able to check your email for several days. Therefore, if someone shall send a message, he/ she will not receive the anticipated reply. Worse, the sender may not realize that you are not receiving the messages, being on vacation.
The sender has no way to know, the alternate ways to reach out to you for responses. The sender may even feel that you are deliberately ignoring him.
How to Prevent This?
You can solve this problem, by creating a vacation reply. It’s an automated reply to anyone who shall email you. It can contain any message you want, but usually it contains:
How to Add a Vacation Reply:
However, if you feel that you may receive an urgent message from outside your contacts, you can leave it unchecked. When finished, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Save Changes”.
When your vacation reply will be active, a bar at the top of the Gmail window will show your message. To end the vacation reply, you may click on “End now”.
Gmail allows you to add various types of format to your text, to enhance the look and feel of your emails. To perform formatting, you should click on the formatting button at the bottom of the compose window to see the different formatting options. Now, use them as per your need and requirement.
However, for serious emails like job applications take care not to format the emails in such a way that makes it look too informal. For example, by use of bright colors
Adding a signature:
A signature is an optional text that may appear at the end of every email you send. By default, Gmail does not include a signature in the mails, but it's super easy to create one. It typically includes the name of the sender and some contact information like your phone number or email address. However, you can add more information, if you want. For example, you may also add your company’s website URL, work address etc.
How to Add Signature?
Some Pro Tips: