E-mail Best Practices

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E-mail has become the substitute for creating and maintaining interpersonal relationships. We’ve become lazy. How many of you have sent an e-mail to someone sitting next door to you or a few steps away within the past hour?

A recent study by Pew Internet American Life Project, Washington, D.C. claims that more than 60% of employers rate high-school graduates’ skills in basic English as fair or poor. This poor use of the English language is smattered throughout e-mails–a prevalent way for workers to communicate. The study cites that, “E-mail continues to be the ‘killer app’ of the internet. More people use e-mail than do any other activity online.”

When choosing e-mail as your communication medium, the success of your message will depend on the following components.

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