Times are changing
by Emma Ryall
Nov/Dec issue of Irish Beauty Magazine
Is the casual language promoted by social media showing a lack of professionalism or a more human side in business, asks Emma Ryall…
It’s more apparent than ever how the use of text message and social media has a negative impact on us all in the professional world. When signing off a text message, ‘tnx, tty 18r’ appears to be perfectly acceptable rather than many thanks, talk to you soon’ and in person ‘thanks hun’ has also replaced ‘thanks for visiting Mary’. But where do we draw the line between being friendly and too casual? Should we be showing our more human side in using less formal speak?
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