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What Do Your Email “Out-Of-Office” Replies Say About You?

Whenever we send out our email newsletter, we receive more than 100 out-of-office replies.

If you buy the premise that every message you send communicates something about you, then your out-of-office reply is communicating for you while you’re away from work. Your coworkers, long-time clients, and family members are unlikely to form opinions about you from that automated message—but what about the prospective partners, clients, and customers who have never interacted with you before?

After sending our latest email, I went through the 133 automated replies we received to see what patterns I could detect. Here’s what I found.