What Is the Best Recruiting Email Subject Line in 2021? - AmazingHiring

What Is the Best Recruiting Email Subject Line in 2021?

By Yulia Kuzmane 15.05.2019 2 minutes to read

We have surveyed our AmazingHiring fans and the sourcing community from all over the world about their favorite recruiting email subject lines that work best for the first contact with a potential candidate. We have picked the most popular and most creative ones. Enjoy the list and feel free to share it with your colleagues.

The list has been updated for the agenda of 2021 when remote work opportunities and WFH opportunities are very common.

Most popular recruiting email subject lines

Using the company’s name

  • Company name: Your future job is here  
  • Hey (First name), have you already heard of (Company name)?
  • Still enjoying get up on a morning for (Compan name), (First name)?
  • Front-end Developer at (Company name) (USA, full-time, remote work)
  • Greetings from (Company name)! – (Job title) Opportunities
  • (Company name) The engineering team in Warsaw welcomes (First name)
  • (First name), a quick note in regard to a Software Engineer role at (Company name)
  • (Company name) – the best place to work at
  • Leadership at (Company name): An Action not a Title

“New opportunity” or a “Dream Job”

  • A conversation about the future!
  • Are you currently happy with your employer/ position?
  • A Job that will change your world – Click here
  • Have you heard about our new opportunity?
  • Excellent Job Opportunity
  • New opportunities offshore for Martin? *change “offshore” and “Martin” to your needs
  • Amazing Career awaiting for you with your dream company

Skills- or Job Title-Based Subject Lines

  • Software Engineer Opening – Salaried in Austin!
  • Java Heaven! > or Compliance Heaven! > Their Greatest skill and then the word Heaven! and then the > sign
  • A call to arms for (Job Title)
  • Hi (First name), I am reaching out as the Senior Leadership team in our Transportation division is impressed with your background…

Salary matters

  • $1xx,000 Opportunity
  • (Company name), 20k strong and growing! Learn more inside

Remote job opportunities subject lines

  • WFH or Work From Anywhere — a hot job for a software developer like you
  • Continents (countries) won’t come between you, <Name>, and this job opportunity

Most creative recruiting email subject lines of 2021

  • [Target’s job function] + [Target’s hobby or other non-work data point] = Your next job?
  • Looking for software talent, I have found you, (First name). ❤️
  • Let´s build the technologies of tomorrow with rolling stock development!
  • We Need To Talk (about your boring job)
  • We are passionate about technologies and hope to share this passion with you!
  • (First name), your resume caught my interest
  • I’ve heard lots about you, now I want to find out if all of the good things that I have heard are true!

In our next chapters, we tell about how to create a cold email to the candidate and how to follow-up them.

If you’re looking for tools to set up the candidate outreach, check this article of ours.

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    Yulia Kuzmane Head of Sales & Customer Success @ AmazingHiring Yulia is in charge of AmazingHiring's successful growth in the European region, partnering with many IT companies and recruitment agencies that are willing to re-engineer their sourcing and recruitment processes. Before joining AmazingHiring, Yulia was an HR Business Partner at several IT companies, responsible for international recruitment and relocation processes. She holds a Master’s degree in Nationalism Studies from Central European University and is a visiting lecturer at Ventspils University teaching the “International Human Resources Management” course to MBA students.

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