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Professionalism Attitude Work Ethic Polite Complete Polished ConciseRespectful PolishedCourteous Respectful Poise Pride
Professionalism and CulturePolite form of “you” = VousWriting is formalWriting is indirect http://haitiancreoletranslation.com
Professionalism and CultureJe vous prie daccepter, Madame, Monsieur, mes salutationsles plus cordiales.Translation: I beg you to accept Miss, Mrs, my most cordialsalutations.
Professionalism and CultureVeuillez agréer, Monsieur, mes salutation les plus distinguées.Translation: Mrs, please accept my most distinguished salutation.Veuillez croire, Madame, Monsieur à lexpression de mes sentimentsdistingués.Translation: Miss, please believe in the expressionof my distinguished feelings.
Professional Email1. Email address 5. Email’s content2. Email’s subject 6. Your signature3. Email’s attachments4. Addressing the recipient http://www.empire-elements.co.uk
1. Your email address• Personal vs. Professional•Representative of my interests/job @ualberta.ca http://www.michaelhartzell.com
Examples• Use your name/initials email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
5. ContentValuable time of your recipientBe: Short Precise ConciseMain point in the openingsentence http://www-times.com
Example 1 http://www-times.com http://chronicle.com/blogs/
Example 2[No salutation]i have two pieces of bad news:1. i wont be here friday. i have to go home this weekend for myschools homecoming. sorry!! im leaving Thursday afternoon.2. how tragic would it be if i couldnt go to the thing on march 1st? :/i totally forgot about this b/c i dont have it written down in myplanner, but im supposed to be going camping that weekend. if youneed me to stay thats totally fine. and i still might stay anyway.i am so sorry. i hope this email didnt depress you too much... :) havea wonderful night http://www-times.com http://chronicle.com/blogs/
6. Closing lineClosing line “Sincerely” “With regards”Email signature (short) Your name Your website (if you have any) Don’t need detailed information