Voicemail and ‘Out-of-office’ trick

With the five day public holiday coming up in April, I thought it would be a timely reminder for a trick I found a few years back when contacting some ‘potential candidates’ in Victoria on Melbourne Cup day (a public holiday for Victorians). Let me ask you, before you go on extended leave (or have a state-wide holiday, as was the case with me) what is one of the last things you do before you leave the office?…

Set your voicemail!

Let’s take a step back and ask why we do this? More often than not, it’s there to let your clients/customers/people know that you will be unavailable for the next few days (or for that specific day) and depending on the circumstance, also to provide a point of contact in your absence which is … Read More »