How many times have you accidently sent an email without finishing it or failing to put in the all correct info? Have you ever hit the “reply all” button when you meant to send to only one person? Have you mistakenly sent emails to people in the heat of the moment and then wish you had edited the tone or the content?
If any of this sounds familiar, then join the club. Despite email being around for nearly two decades, workers still tend to forget proper etiquette, especially when they are in a rush or in moments of stress. But taking the time to edit and consider what you are emailing is critical. According to Inc. Magazine, “…experts agree that your e-mail behavior has the potential to sabotage your reputation both personally and professionally.”