Common Work Email Blunders That Can Cost You

Common email blunders
Common email blunders

Oh, how easy it is to get into trouble using email. Too hasty. Too familiar. Too temperamental. In the workplace particularly, just a few words with the wrong content sent to the wrong person at the wrong time can leave you on the wrong side of the employment fence. U.S. News & World Report recently listed 18 email blunders that could cause you a world of woe.

The email mistakes fall into six categories;

Haste and Carelessness

This begins with not carefully reading the email chain of posts that have already circulated. It culminates with sending out messages that you haven't really completed, spell checked and added on the appropriate attachments. You have double-checked that you didn't hit reply all, didn't you?

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