How To Reach Your Summer Goals

 

Summertime is in full swing. You could choose to spend the majority of these warm sunshine-filled days with cocktails by the pool, breezy rooftop hangs, and countless beach trips. 

 

Or – you could make it count and make some serious headway on your goals.

 

We’re not saying that the summer season should be devoid of any fun – go out and enjoy the sunshine, of course! We are arguing, however, that summer is the perfect time to explore a new challenge, learn a new skill, or work on any goal you’d like to achieve, big or small. 

The Best Out-Of-Office Messages

 

It’s summer, and you’re probably gearing up to take some time off work – including tying up loose ends, putting some final touches on projects, and figuring out the process of delegating. So many factors go into making sure you can actually disconnect, relax, and recharge over your planned vacation. 

 

Once you’ve finally crossed off those last-minute items on your to-do list and are ready to check out of work mode for while, there’s just one last thing you need to do – set your out-of-office message. 

 

So what makes a good automated response that will give you the reassurance you need to keep your work email under control so that you can truly enjoy your holiday?

How To Manage Your Inbox On Vacation

With summer in full swing, you probably have some vacations planned and are excited to get away from the stress of work. In the back of your mind, though, you’re probably worried about coming back to an overflowing inbox and a neverending list of people to respond to. So much for the initial excitement, huh?

 

According to a 2018 survey of over 4,3000 employees, a whopping 52% ended the year with unused vacation days due to heavy workloads and a fear of being let go. As far as those who do take time off, many report that they still make themselves available to work and email on vacation.

10 Tips On How To Identify A Malware Email

 

Even as digital security systems become more and more advanced, cybersecurity threats keep evolving.

 

You’ve undoubtedly heard about cybersecurity dangers and the risks involved with working with an insecure system. A place to stay especially vigilant in regards to cybersecurity is in your inbox. According to Verizon’s 2018 Breach Investigations report, 92 percent of malware is delivered by email.

How To Write Cold Emails That Actually Get Read

 

Cold emailing is a difficult communication method to pull off, for a couple of reasons. You don’t have a relationship with the receiver yet, and you lack non-verbal reactions in real-time, which means you can’t adjust your approach. This results in most cold emails failing.

 

However, there are a few tricks to get them to succeed. (By the way, in this article, we are covering how to contact an individual, not how to send sales emails). Whether you’re looking to pitch a story to an editor, land a job, or even get the attention of an investor, cold emailing can work in your favor. Here are our tips on how to reach out to strangers effectively and respectfully for a better chance of a response.