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Hurst: Watch Casual Emails When Applying

So you've finally graduated from college and landed your first real job. But do you know the do's and don'ts of workplace etiquette? We asked three workplace etiquette professionals what they thought were the worst faux pas, including DEE HURST, director of human resources at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business, who warns against forgetting your cyber-etiquette. "A lot of new grads are hurt professionally for sending casual e-mails," Hurst said. Use proper grammar and check your spelling. Visualize any e-mails you send as also going to a manager two levels above you, Hurst said. The paper is based in Missouri. A version of the story also ran on the Website of the News-Journal in Delaware.


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