Corresponding With Employees and Employers
These days, interoffice communications mainly take the form of e-mail. And e-mail definitely has its advantages: One click of the button and your message is routed to many people instantaneously. The style is also less formal than that found in a letter. However, many people mistakenly think that because their e-mail messages are addressed to people within their own company, not to customers, they can dash them off quickly and mar them with typos and jargon and the reader will still know what they mean. But be sure to heed Chapter 1’s advice for writing business e-mails because your superiors, subordinates, and peers will judge you by the quality of your written communications, even when you’re “just” ...

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