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The Art of the Out-of-Office Email: 3 Free Downloads

It’s a holiday week! Maybe you’ve already got your bags packed if you’re headed out of town or you’ve already cleaned your house if you’re staying put.

But don’t forget to take care of your digital chores before you go — one of the most important of which is, of course, the out-of-office email.

Instead of sending out the same boring one once again, why not spice it up with a little humor. After all, who doesn’t love some holiday cheer?!

Take your choice of one of these we’ve come up with (just copy the image!) or use them as inspiration for your own “I’m outta here” message. Don’t forget to check out our out-of-office emails for 2012 and 2013 for a little walk down memory lane.

The Mindy Kaling

Feeling a little insecure about your holiday plans? Wondering if someone else has a better stuffing recipe? Wish you could join in the neighbors’ game of flag football? Then take a leaf from Mindy Kaling’s book (heh, get it, book) and put all your feelings out there.


The Don Draper

Things are looking up for you at the office. You almost feel invincible. Pull a Don Draper and disappear for 3 weeks, then come back to a $500,000 buyout. Spoiler alert… Or just make it clear to correspondents that they are not on your radar right now. You’re busy drinking whiskey at 10:00 am and scribbling notes on cocktail napkins.



The Programmer Joke

Want to show off your new tech knowledge? Then how about an inside joke for those Ruby programmers out there.


In other words, I’m out.