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Productivity

What not to do when writing email subject lines

Don't make these subject line mistakes the next time you're about to send someone an email message in the workplace.

Productivity

Email is the most effective tool you are not using

With so many other forms of communication available, email may seem like the archaic tool from the Internet’s dark ages. But it's essential to do it right.

Office Life

The best way to manage email stress, according to an email researcher

Most work email is actually relevant to our jobs, and that we should be tackling it right away for our own peace of mind.

The Future of Work

This AI spies on your contacts and writes emails to them

A new email plugin called Crystal made accurate judgments on one reporter's email style. It can help people navigate tone and content with strangers.

Office Life

Study: The average worker’s inbox contains 199 unread emails

So much for inbox zero: The average US employees has 199 unread or unopened emails taking up space in their inboxes at any given time.

Office Life

6 ways to make your business emails stand out

A great email could land you a job, but a bad one has the potential to annoy the recipient and/or jeopardize your career. Here's how to craft one that gets your message across effectively while keeping both your job and the recipient in mind.

Productivity

Four science-backed ways to fix your email

Email affects your mood. Why let it make you cranky?

How To

5 ways your interview thank you email could cost you the job

Don’t let a shoddy follow-up ruin your chances of landing the job. Make sure you nail it with an interview thank you email.

How To

Give thanks after each job interview with these tips

A carefully crafted interview thank you email creates an opportunity to reconnect with employers and close the deal.

How To

5 reasons to send thank you letters now more than ever

Thank you letters continue to be an important component of a successful job-search campaign. But the focus has shifted from gratitude to marketing.

How To

The interview thank you email that will win job offers

The most effective post-interview thank you emails sell you into a position. Try some of these tips to write thank you emails that bring you offers.

How To

The power of the post-interview thank you email

Just as resumes have undergone a dramatic change over the past 20 years, so too have post-interview thank-you emails. Here's how to nail it.