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How formal should my first E-mail to a construction recruiter be?

With many job postings now requiring construction executives to apply via email, first impressions are made not with a handshake but with words on a computer screen. How formal should your first email to a construction recruiter be?

Just as it's usually a good idea to dress your best for an construction interview, emails also should be professional and polished, say hiring construction managers. If you decide capital letters aren't worth your time, you might be in for a long job search.