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3 excruciating email blunders we never recover from

by Will Corry on July 13, 2017

You’ve most likely fallen prey to a missent email at some point in your career (darn you, Reply All).

While a quick “sorry!” follow-up is usually enough to quell any issues, sometimes that one email sent by accident can have bigger repercussions for your job or reputation—and five professionals are breaking down what happened when they did just that.

What are the biggest takeaways they have for you the next time you’re tempted to send that mean message about your boss or forward something on an email chain? Here are the three most important lessons they learned.

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Is this the year’s weirdest ad?

by Will Corry on July 3, 2017

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20 of the Worst Typos, Grammatical Errors & Spelling Mistakes We’ve Ever Seen

by Will Corry on July 1, 2017

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Blunders : John Lewis has been accused of reneging on a promise it made back in 1925

Blunders : John Lewis has been accused of reneging on a promise it made back in 1925

by Will Corry on May 18, 2017

  • Is John Lewis breaking its pledge to be 'never knowingly undersold'? Store failed to price match 15 out of 16 products despite being told they were on offer for less in rival shops
  • John Lewis has been accused of reneging on a promise it made back in 1925
  • The upmarket store said that it would match the prices of its high street rivals
  • It failed to drop prices on products after being informed they were sold for less

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Blunders : Have you seen Dove’s most recent campaign?

by Will Corry on May 14, 2017

Yes, Unilever, tell us again how you lead the fight against unrealistic body standards in the media.

Dove (Unilever)’s body-shaped bottle campaign in the UK (in partnership with Ogilvy London) is yet another example of a company stumbling and crashing head-first as they attempt to traverse the space between women’s body-image in the media, and selling consumer goods.

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Goalkeeper Blunders , Beginners Fitness Blunders, TV Blunders

by Will Corry on May 1, 2017

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“Six of the most memorable airline PR blunders”

by Will Corry on April 28, 2017

Latest United Airlines has racked up headlines after videos emerged recently of a passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight.

The company’s response – including the chief executive saying the airline had to “re-accommodate” passengers hasn’t gone down well. United Airlines boss pledges support for staff over flight 3411 incident

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Blunders : How to go from one PR nightmare to another – United Airlines

by Will Corry on April 26, 2017

United Airlines has launched an investigation after reports a giant rabbit died on one of its transatlantic flights - the latest PR scandal to hit the embattled carrier.

Three-foot Simon, a 10-month-old Continental giant, was said to have been travelling from Heathrow to O’Hare in Chicago after being bought by a celebrity owner in the United States.

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Big brands face customer outrage .. Tesco, Cadburys, Australian supermarket giant Coles

by Will Corry on April 18, 2017

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Valentine’s campaign : Is this a big blunder by London Dungeon?

by Will Corry on February 22, 2017

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