Email Etiquette and Safety

Understand email etiquette in the workplace and email safety so your emails are as protected and professional as possible.

Using email in business

Whether you're using email at work or applying for a job, the normal rules of email etiquette still apply. However, there are a few additional considerations to keep in mind, as business emails can affect your professional reputation.

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Remember, you should never use your work email account for personal communication. It's best to get your own personal account from a webmail service like Gmail, Yahoo!, or To learn more about using the right tone for work email, check out our How Formal should an Email be? lesson.