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"Even if you dread them, meetings put you in front of coworkers and bosses who you may not work with on a regular basis. That means how you conduct yourself in them may leave a lasting impression," writes Vivian Giang (photo, left). "Is it acceptable to eat during a meeting, or check your phone? Should […]
"The purpose of a business meal is business. You are not there for the food, though you may need to eat," declares Barbara Prachter (photo, left). "Here are eight mistakes that executive diners should avoid: . . ."
"Answering a cellphone or shooting off a text message during a business lunch may do more than just give an employee a bad reputation — it could cost them a chance to move up the corporate ladder, new research suggests," warns Chad Brooks (photo, left), a BusinessNewsDaily.com contributor.
"Imagine this: Someone in the office is yelling on their phone and disrupting everyone else's concentration. This awkward and rude situation is actually pretty common in today's open offices, so make sure you're not the culprit," says Vivian Giang (photo, near left), in an article at BusinessInsider.com. "Career coach Barbara Pachter (photo, far left) outlines modern […]
"The modern workplace is full of potential pitfalls, meaning you have to be on your toes to make, and maintain, the right impression with your co-workers and colleagues," says Amy-Mae Elliott, staff writer with Mashable.com. "It's not just for the sake of politeness — more than three-quarters of HR managers recently polled by Robert Half […]
According to Diane Gottsman (photo, left), "The savvy professional knows the importance of strong dining skills and it should come as no surprise that dining, unless done well, could be disastrous to your reputation. It is for this reason that second interviews are often conducted over a meal. How you conduct yourself at the table, […]
"Career coach Barbara Pachter (photo, left) outlines modern email etiquette rules in her latest book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette." We pulled out the most important ones you need to know: . . ."
According to Vivian Giang (photo, left), ". . . no matter how efficient texting may be, you should always be aware of the context when sending a text, particularly if it's a professional relationship." "If you're texting colleagues, bosses, employees, customers, or vendors, there are a few professional etiquette rules you should abide by, says […]
"Let’s face it, talk is cheap. But communicating–really getting your message across–can be priceless, especially in the work environment. There’s nothing worse than someone misunderstanding a comment in your e-mail or, even worse, misunderstanding the importance of their help on a project," says Derren Thompson. "As you move from talking it up with friends in […]
". . . As workers struggle to adapt to a workplace teeming with smartphones and tablets, it’s easy to make mistakes that can not only annoy co-workers, but damage reputations and destroy careers. If you find you’re focusing on your devices more than the people around you, you may be breaking the rules of technology […]« Previous Entries