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    How to email back to co-worker/supervisor whom I have not met with?

    Hello guys,

    I need your help! Just received an email from my potential co-worker/supervisor regarding our work schedule in upcoming weeks. However, we have not met each other yet and she introduced herself at the beginning of the email and then gave me a very elaborate schedule, by the way, I truly like working with this kind of detail-oriented and organized person.

    Now, here is my question: do I need to introduce myself to her? Can I say hey XXX, it would be nice working with you. And my name is XXX. Plus, do I need to give my phone number to her as she left hers to me...

    Sorry....those questions might sound stupid to most of you but it is my first time to work with people officially, so I hope I am able to communicate with them in an appropriate way in the certain circumstance.

    Thanks,
    Last edited by ZOEYW; 24-Jul-2014 at 20:37. Reason: additional info. typo

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    Re: How to email back to co-worker/supervisor whom I have not met with?

    She obviously knows who you are if she initiated the email conversation. So, I would not bother with an introduction.

    You can say it will (not"would") be nice working with her.

    A professional email should have a signature that gives your contact information, company, position, etc.

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    Re: How to email back to co-worker/supervisor whom I have not met with?

    What is the difference between by using "will" and "would" in this case? Thanks.
    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    She obviously knows who you are if she initiated the email conversation. So, I would not bother with an introduction.

    You can say it will (not"would") be nice working with her.

    A professional email should have a signature that gives your contact information, company, position, etc.
    Last edited by ZOEYW; 24-Jul-2014 at 20:49. Reason: typo

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    Re: How to email back to co-worker/supervisor whom I have not met with?

    "Would" is conditional. But you know you will be working with her, so "will" is correct.

    "Would" would work in a sentence like "It would be nice working with you, if we are ever on the same projects."

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