Office mail is just the worst, employees say.
A national survey of 1,000 employees revealed that for
those who work in their company’s front office, the most despised
administrative task is preparing and sending office mail, according to Postalocity.com,
an online mailing service.
invoices was specifically cited as the least favorite type of mail for half the
group. Managing email came in second. The survey allowed participants to choose
their own response, and the responses covered the spectrum of daily workplace
responses included “dealing with idiots,” “tedious, monotonous work,” “disciplinary
actions” and “yelling.” Almost half (43%) “hate” sending bulk mail, and associated
tasks and troubles as having to lick envelopes; printer jams; running out of
supplies like paper, ink and envelopes; misaligned printing on labels; getting
back undeliverable mail; and printing addresses upside down.
workers rated their least-favorite tasks:
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