- The ones that apply for "any job available" - it tells me that you don't know what you want in life and you're interested only in a job, not a career. Its a shot in the dark. Mine is a small business and every team member counts. I don't want short term employees that are lured away easily or have no focus
- The ones that are not relevant and have nothing to do with my industry - If you found my email address, then you at least went to my web site or found it on the Internet somewhere. Why don't you spend a teeny weeny time to see what I do before you hit the send button. What am I going to do with IT guys and software techs?
- The ones that don't bother with any information in the covering email or mass mail (obviously i.e not using the BCC) - You're sending a CV to someone in communications industry - communicate. Tell me who you are. If you can't be bothered neither can I. Oh and adding my name to a list of others in the "to" section isn't earning you any brownie points either.
While I don't have any jobs going right away, when I do receive a decent CV or a well thought out email, I take the time to at least send a message thanking them.