0
Wednesday, April 30, 14
The ability to
write
professional
emails is a
valuable skill
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Thanks to our
ever-changing
technological
world and our
busy schedules,
professionalism
has suffered.
JD Hancock
Wednesday...
Careless, informal
emails confuse your
recipient and make you
look
unprofessional
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
At Full Sail we expect you
to reflect the highest
levels of professionalism
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Think about what you want to say
before you send an email
Kristina Alexanderson
Wednesday, April 30, 14
ENC 1101 sec 14-Assistance with Assignment 2-John Doe
This is what a professional email looks like:
Wednesday, April 30, 14
This is an unprofessional email:
Wednesday, April 30, 14
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Kristina Alexanderson
Do NOT use an
unprofessional
email address.
Wednesday, April 30, 14
PROOFREAD FOR SPELLING
AND GRAMMAR
Stefan
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Do not use all caps. It
makes it seem like
you’re SHOUTING.
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Identify yourself in email.
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Address women as
“Ms.” or “Professor,”
unless otherwise
directed.
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Watch your tone.
how you “sound” is important leg0fenris
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Avoid e-rage. If you’re
angry, cool down before
you reply to an email.
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
Always include a greeting
Ask direct questions
Avoid oversharing
personal information
Include a signature; like
“Sincerely...
ENC1101 sec 14-Proposal Assignment-Jon Student
This is what you should do:
Wednesday, April 30, 14
All images provided by Flickr
JD Hancock
Wednesday, April 30, 14
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  1. 1. Wednesday, April 30, 14
  2. 2. The ability to write professional emails is a valuable skill JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  3. 3. Thanks to our ever-changing technological world and our busy schedules, professionalism has suffered. JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  4. 4. Careless, informal emails confuse your recipient and make you look unprofessional JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  5. 5. At Full Sail we expect you to reflect the highest levels of professionalism JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  6. 6. Think about what you want to say before you send an email Kristina Alexanderson Wednesday, April 30, 14
  7. 7. ENC 1101 sec 14-Assistance with Assignment 2-John Doe This is what a professional email looks like: Wednesday, April 30, 14
  8. 8. This is an unprofessional email: Wednesday, April 30, 14
  9. 9. JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  10. 10. Kristina Alexanderson Do NOT use an unprofessional email address. Wednesday, April 30, 14
  11. 11. PROOFREAD FOR SPELLING AND GRAMMAR Stefan Wednesday, April 30, 14
  12. 12. Do not use all caps. It makes it seem like you’re SHOUTING. JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  13. 13. Identify yourself in email. JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  14. 14. Address women as “Ms.” or “Professor,” unless otherwise directed. Wednesday, April 30, 14
  15. 15. Watch your tone. how you “sound” is important leg0fenris Wednesday, April 30, 14
  16. 16. Avoid e-rage. If you’re angry, cool down before you reply to an email. JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  17. 17. Always include a greeting Ask direct questions Avoid oversharing personal information Include a signature; like “Sincerely, Han Solo” JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
  18. 18. ENC1101 sec 14-Proposal Assignment-Jon Student This is what you should do: Wednesday, April 30, 14
  19. 19. All images provided by Flickr JD Hancock Wednesday, April 30, 14
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