Desk is cleared off. Mug is washed and dried. Email inbox is at zero. You’re going to be away from the office for a conference or holidays for a few days. You’ll need a way to communicate that you are unavailable. You go into your email program and activate the out-of-office reply, just like millions of others do on a daily basis. But this simple function can have far-reaching consequences you might not expect. Let’s take a look!
So you’re going to be away from the office.
Of course, you need to let colleagues, customers, vendors and even friends and acquaintances know you’re skiing in the Alps on holidays or attending a business conference, and how soon you’ll be able to respond to their message.
Right? That […]