Some jobs do require a very large amount or almost exclusive use of email. However, if yours doesn’t fall into that category, it may be time to re-evaluate how and when you use email. In a world where everyone expects an immediate response to texts and emails, it is hard to not obsessively check your email. However, if you do change your approach, you could cut significant amounts of time off your workday and get out of the office faster. Good Uses of Email: Sending notifications: If there is something that a large group of colleagues needs to know about, an email is warranted. Read more.