The Curse Of Confusing Emails
from the learn-to-write-clearly! dept
Apparently the new scourge of the workplace is difficult to decipher emails. ?A recent survey suggests that 40% people end up wasting half an hour to three hours a day trying to understand “inefficiently” written emails. ?It makes you wonder what’s wrong with replying and asking for clarification — but maybe that’s included in the time wasting aspect of it all. ?In the meantime, this seems like a worthy subject for our own totally unscientific (and somewhat silly) poll. ?So, have at it: How Much Time Do You Waste With Confusing Emails? ?And, if you need help in writing emails more “efficiently,” perhaps you should talk to some of those kids who are text messaging all the time. ?After all, their writing skills have apparently improved.