Work Email

  • How To Manage Email Overload

    How To Manage Email Overload

    By John Sumser I don't know about you, but my inbox has been backing up at an alarming rate. Where I could once pare it down to a half-dozen pieces that were well worth procrastinating, my email backlog is often several weeks old. I tend to glance at them when they come in, and then mull over the transaction... Continue Reading

  • The Petraeus Affair: Email Lessons For The Rest Of Us

    The Petraeus Affair: Email Lessons For The Rest Of Us

    News of events related to the scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus and the former CIA director's affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, reminds us that even the powerful and successful succumb to poor professional judgment. What's one important lesson for "regular people" to learn? It appears as if... Continue Reading

  • How Much Email Is Too Much? [Infographic]

    How Much Email Is Too Much? [Infographic]

    By Master-Degree-Online.com Many companies and employees consider email the lifeblood of work productivity. They check it repeatedly while they are at the office. And, thanks to mobile technology, many employees check emails where ever they happen to be -- on vacation, at parties, even from the bathroom. Continue Reading

  • Workers Waste The Equivalent Of 73 Days A Year On Email, Study Finds

    Workers Waste The Equivalent Of 73 Days A Year On Email, Study Finds

    "Troy. The file you gave me is a MESS. Please REDO." Too blunt. "Troy, did you realize that you misspell our company's name in the file you gave me? Twice. It would be awesome if you could proofread for five seconds next time. Thanks." Too passive-aggressive. "Troy! Thanks so much for the file!... Continue Reading

  • Is Your Boss Reading Your Email?

    Is Your Boss Reading Your Email?

    Most people assume their emails at work are private. Those people are wrong. There are very few laws that protect you from email snooping at work, and most are pretty worthless and weak. That means you should assume your employer is monitoring your email and act accordingly. If you get funny emails that are... Continue Reading