Thursday, June 24, 2010

The Art Of An E-mail Signature

If you're like me, sometimes you struggle with how to sign off on your work e-mails.

"Take care" sounds like you'll never see the person again.

"Thanks" is about as generic and insincere as you can get.

"Sincerely" is used by grandparents.

The fact is: they are necessary so we keep using.

One signature that is not necessary in a work setting? "Yours faithfully." I don't know you. I probably will never know you and even if I did know you, I will not be faithfully yours so let's just call it what it is: unacceptable.

**Personal e-mails are a whole different story. Sign away however you darn well please. Friends don't judge friends based on signatures - or do they?

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