9 Little-Known Ways to Damage Your Reputation at Work


1) HITTING “REPLY ALL” INTENTIONALLY

Everyone knows the accidental “reply all” can be devastating, but there’splenty of harm in the intentional “reply all.” An E-mail reply that’s terse, caustic, or cryptic might make sense to a single recipient (who knows the writer well) but it rarely translates to a broad audience. A regular habit can leave coworkers with a negative impression that’s “almost irreversible,” says Sandy Allgeier, author of The Personal Credibility Factor: How to Get It, Keep It, and Get It Back (If You’ve Lost It).

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18 Common Work E-mail Mistakes


Most of us rely on e-mail as one of our primary communication tools. And given the number of messages we send and receive, we do it with remarkable success.

But as with anything, the more e-mails we send, the more likely we are to screw one up. And simple e-mail mistakes can be disastrous. They can cost us a raise, promotion–even a job.

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