Good Wishes


http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-images-good-wishes-message-concept-raster-format-image38740309Today is a federal holiday in the U.S. and a religious holiday for many people around the world. It’s a time to express good wishes. In today’s PC world, doing this in a business context can be tricky.

Holiday etiquette
I have no idea what is the right thing to say or do. There are lots of opinions on this topic.

See what some of the experts say:

Email etiquette
For work-related email, whether for the holidays or any other reason, be sure to follow etiquette.

Mailtime, an app that makes email on smartphones more like text messaging, found the following:

  • Most people expect responses to work emails within 24 hours (52%)
  • 19% of people expect answers to work email within 12 hours
  • Almost no one tolerates answering business email within one week (3%)

Conclusion
The bottom line is to express sincere wishes and respond in a timely manner to the wishes you have received.

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