Here is a great article for anyone and everyone that uses email to learn from. It covers 4 simple mistakes we can all avoid when emailing. For applicants, one thing it doesn't mention which is of utmost importance, is YOUR email address. Please make sure it doesn't include any slang or pet names. If you need to create a professional one just for this purpose, then do so. Believe it or not, that alone could prevent an employer from calling you!