10 Creative Out-of-Office Replies You Can Use Right Now
We’re a full step into fall, which means if you’re not drowning in leaf piles, you’re probably drowning in work. You know what you deserve? That’s right, a mental health day. The problem for most of us, however, isn’t being able to take the time off. It’s being able to unplug for more than 12 hours. According to one study, nearly 50 percent of respondents admitted to checking email while on vacation. It’s time to put your OOO on, and put your phone away.
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But are you a little sick of the standard “I’m out of the office today”? Does those certain persistent senders still get through and expect an answer? Maybe it’s time for you to get more creative with an out-of-office rely that really delivers the message. Here are a few variations on old favorites you can use right now, free of charge.
1. “I will be out of office for the remainder of the week. If you can guess my phone number, I’m happy to take your call — otherwise I’ll be back on Monday.”