Gary Smith: 'I'm not here, but ...'

The challenges, opportunities of out-of-office messaging

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1 a.m.

If you work in an office large enough that you have to wonder if anyone is stealing the Swiss Roll out of your lunch in the communal refrigerator (and the answer is, "I have no idea what you're talking about, or where those crumbs on my shirt came from."), you know there's sort of an unwritten checklist you have to go through before you leave for any extended period of time.

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