How Can I...Wow an Adult?

“What’s the best way to email adults when asking for help with things like job opportunities? I’m always afraid I come off as immature.”  

"Careful messages open doors; sloppy ones shut them." 

That’s according to career expert Dan Schawbel, who believes you need to know the difference between an informal message and an email that shows you mean business. Here’s his advice for keeping it short, focused, and action-oriented: 

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