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10 Business Etiquette Rules You Didn’t Know You Need to Master

Monday, November 17th, 2014

According to Ilya Pozin, "If you’re ignoring proper business etiquette, you’re doing so at your own peril. With more employers hiring based on company culture fit and communication skills, you can’t really afford to display ill manners. Whether you’re trying to nab a great job or finally nail that promotion, your manners matter much more than […]

Proper Business Etiquette for Using Mobile Devices

Friday, November 7th, 2014

"Learn the proper business etiquette for using mobile devices. Topics include keeping your distance, problems using social media, dangers of using virtual assistants, and the important reasons to turn a mobile device off if asked." "This infographic gives you a preview of the more in-depth coverage you'll find in Bovee and Thill's business communication textbooks. […]

35 Etiquette Tips for Doing Business Around the World

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Emmie Martin of presents an infographic on the topic.

8 Great Email Etiquette Tips for Educators & Everybody

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

According to Vicki Davis, "Every email message from a parent or colleague is an opportunity to create a powerful impression. As Kevan Lee says in How to Send Better Email, great email gets across the intended message with the desired emotion. You have to do both. But you’re so busy, how do you find time […]

11 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

"Here are 11 email etiquette rules you should always follow at work."

17 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs to Know

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

According to Jacquelyn Smith and Vivian Giang, "Here are the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, how to dress, and what to order at restaurants from [Barbara] Pachter's book."  Ms. Pachter's book is The Essentials of Business Etiquette.

How to Gracefully Exit a Conversation

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

"It's difficult, but certainly not impossible, to gracefully exit a conversation without hurting the other person's feelings," says Maggie Zhang. "Here's some helpful advice for how to do it, gleaned from personal experience, online message boards, interviews, and advice columns: . . ." Image courtesy of pixtawan at

Etiquette Tips for International Business

Monday, August 18th, 2014 has created an infographic on the topic. To view, click on image to the left or our link below.

Etiquette – How Polite Are You?

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Nel Stavely (photo, left) writes, "However good your intentions of being polite are, there are the inevitable moments in life when you know you could easily be very impolite indeed." "Here’s how to avoid that…"

Etiquette at Work

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

This 24-slide presentation covers making a good first impression, making introductions, business card basics, navigating office politics, sharing credit, knowing your customer, listening, conflict resolution, meeting misbehavior, meeting tips, tech-etiquette blunders in meetings, netiquette, dining decorum, and messy meals. Download 31438.ppt

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