Email has become the top method of communication in the workforce. Reasons for emails vary from business correspondences to personal messages.
They can be as short as one word and as long as a novella, but that does not mean that these are all appropriate or even effective.
If you have access to this method of communication in the office, then it is necessary to learn how to effectively use email at work.
Worldwide email use continues to grow at a healthy pace. In 2015, the number of worldwide email users will be nearly 2.6 billion. By the end of 2019, the number of worldwide email users will increase to over 2.9 billion.
Over one-third of the worldwide population will be using email by year-end 2019 and this is forecasted to increase over the next five years.
In 2015, the number of emails sent and received per day total over 205 billion, reaching over 250 billion by the end of 2020.
Despite the growth and prominence of mobile messengers and chat apps, e-mail is an integral part of daily online life.
In 2018, the number of global e-mail users amounted to 3.8 billion and is set to grow to 4.4 billion users in 2023.
Around 281 billion emails were sent and received each day in 2018, the figure is expected to increase to over 347 billion daily mails in 2022.
So, if you are struggling to manage your emails today, then things are set to get even worse for you.
With this in mind, is it time for change?
With the average worker spending 13 hours a week dealing with emails, businesses are potentially losing up to 28% of work time to managing email.
Listen to this podcast where we give some effective tips to manage emails and to reduce the number of emails you receive on a daily basis.