E-mailing is a fact of life at work and trying to get work, whether you bumble or rip through the keys. Of 250 executives interviewed by The Creative Group (creativegroup.com), 80 percent reported e-mail bloopers.
One executive reported that an employee sent him his resume when he meant to send it elsewhere. Another employee e-mailed a job offer to the wrong applicant. Another broadcasted confidential salary information all over the company. Yet another e-mailed a nasty remark about his supervisor and shortly found himself without a job. Then there was the person who drafted an angry communication with a customer, planning not to send it. But he did.
These incidents tell you: