Email Etiquette To Get/Keep That Job
|September 5, 2012||Posted by SheNOW under CareerNOW, Featured, LiveNOW|
Every time you send an email, you are representing yourself. What image do you paint, and what do the recipients REALLY think of you?”
Have you ever had that horrible, sick feeling in the pit of your stomach? The “OH CRAP! I just emailed that to the WRONG person!” feeling? The frantic efforts to recall it only intensifying the angst to which there is no cure…just embarrassment. And, it typically ends in an “open mouth and insert foot” moment.
While this is an obvious blunder in Email Etiquette, how many other mistakes do we all make that go unnoticed by our own eyes but end up highlighted by our boss’s? Think about it like this, how many emails do you send a day? A week? If you are like most, you send dozens, if not hundreds.
Have you stopped to think about how you come across? Are you doing things that reflect poorly on you both personally and professionally?
Chances are, you might be guilty of breaking a few etiquette laws that could cause you a loss in respect and even jobs. Avoid the pitfalls and online awkwardness with the following Guide to Email Etiquette:
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