Dear Experts, Does every little e-mail from a prospective employer need to be replied to? (i.e. Interview confirmations/itineraries, small notes about phone/in person interviews) Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#207 I'm sure most would say that you don't need 2 reply, but I say reply. It keeps the door open for networking oppt. (@kgrantcareers) Q#207 Agree with @dawnbugni , short confirmations are appropriate. (@gradversity) Q#207 Doesn't hurt 2 acknowledge communicatns; show ur responsive, elim uncertainty, stay top of emplyr mind. (@juliaerickson) Q#207 I'm a fan of acknowledging receipt of documents & information. "Thanks or Got it" removes guess work. (@dawnbugni) Q#207 No, every email does not require a response. Confirm an interview. Otherwise, no need unless something requires it. (@DebraWheatman) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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Recently, a list of companies that have the happiest employees was circulated online. The companies were commended on their ability to promote a healthy work environment and sustain work-life balance. Pfizer came out on top with Kaiser Permanente coming in second, followed by Texas Instruments. Looking at these lists, one wonders how these companies are able to promote such a positive productive environment for their employees.

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