Out of Office: How to share you are out and your family are well
Alee L Gunderson62
November 25,2020 at 2:24PM UTC (Edited)
I read a good article on The Muse this morning and I am going to adopt this phrase "I am offline until [date]." I have always preferred not to broadcast I am on vacation because my emails go to a wide audience. However, in these times I want people to understand my family has not been impacted by COVID-19. The usual cryptic "I am out of the office" might lead people to wonder/worry. I think by saying "I'm am offline" should subtlety suggestion I am taking time away from work.
What are you putting in your Out of Office to let people know you are not available but are otherwise well?
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