Keep the occasion jolly by following these nine rules of office gift-giving etiquette. 1. If you give your boss a gift, make
Why don't you respond to my emails? You know me. I know you. We've spoken on the phone before. We worked together on a project. We had lunch. We had dinner. We've helped each other with a mutual customer. We've shared stories. We've exchanged emails before. But now...you don't respond to my emails.
The first meeting tends to be very formal, so it's a good idea to make official introductions, and it is customary to include
Think back to that very first job you so desperately wanted to get in order to start your career. You most likely tapped into your network of friends and family to see if they had any connections. You certainly answered help wanted ads.
>Europe's second largest economy offers a number of opportunities. The key to a good relationship with French partners involves having a clear understanding of French culture and etiquette, which are distinctly different from those in the U.S.
Cross-Cultural Awareness: Is it possible for your business calendar and implementation schedule to be impacted by belief
Approach every day as the unique challenge that it is - a learning experience that many other students would love to have, but you got it instead. Mind your manners, start and finish strong, and you may just end up with a fantastic opportunity at the end. Good luck!
As I sat down to do my business I looked to the right out of habit and saw that there was a basic violation of bathroom etiquette: there were approximately one and a half squares of toilet paper clinging to a brown cardboard tube.
Gone are the days of the telephone call. In today's world, text and email are our main methods of communication which means, if we want to have an edge, we need to take its benefits and setbacks into consideration.
Professional attire matters because like it or not, the impression we make on others, whether new business prospects, clients, or those responsible for decisions about raises and promotions, is shaped by our appearance.
Takeaway: While it is highly unlikely that western society will abandon tipping, take pride in what you do, exceeding expectations
Image courtesy of samarttiw at FreeDigitalPhotos.net 2. Don't accept on the spot. Please just fight this urge. There is no
Germans Appreciate Straightforwardness and Clarity. Hard Data and Numbers Are Decisive For Them in Business Negotiations
The country's business attire culture dictates formal and conservative clothing, and it is considered rude to set your suit
Bottom line, there are better ways to increase productivity for the success of your organization, the morale of your team
The time and energy you put into strengthening company morale will prove to be a wise investment. The rewards are numerous and evident in happier employees who are excited to do their best.
Over a ten-year period, educator Richard St. John interviewed more than 500 successful professionals, from astronauts to entrepreneurs, physicists to CEOs, to identify what he called "success factors."
DON'T talk about work the whole time: Yes you all have one thing in common, work work work. However a work-related event
The Dutch style is to plan clearly in advance what they want to achieve from negotiations. They very much dislike making
No matter how impressive your words, or glowing your credentials, you could be sabotaging yourself unintentionally with negative body gestures. A big part of how we communicate with others is through body language.