office etiquette

"You can’t swipe left on a coworker’s face no matter how annoying they are."
So I don't know if this happens at your office, but it's happened at the last three jobs I've worked at: You walk into a stall in the ladies' room, and the seat will be absolutely covered in pee. So much pee, it couldn't possibly be a mistake. The quantity of urine is almost aggressive in its plentitude.
Every workplace has a lunchroom. And in each lunchroom, there among the rows of tables, chairs and filthy microwaves, are certain individuals. Here at Miserable Cubicles Incorporated, I've identified these folks.
3. Work travel is less frequent. Meetings today are frequently handled by teleconferencing or videoconferencing. In-person
The key to a relaxing summer vacation is taking the time to leave your work life in order. The ultimate goal is to have systems in place so business continues smoothly in your absence, your vacation won't be interrupted unnecessarily, and you can return from your trip and back to the office without skipping a beat.
If you work in an office, then you probably have a common bathroom that is shared by many. After spending over 30 years working in offices, it's apparent that too many people need an education or at least a reminder of good office bathroom etiquette.
Wearing pants to work? Yes. Wearing only pants to work? No. Can I smoke pot in the office? ... No? Okay, but what if I really
Routinely, participants in my corporate etiquette training sessions identify the following undesirable work styles that are all but guaranteed to stunt career growth.
Maybe closed doors aren't such a bad thing. Comedy network Above Average tackles one of the main hazards of a workplace without
What may be appreciated by one employee as an authentic gesture to connect may be rebuked by another. The golden rule when it comes to touching an employee is "hands off.
Channel your burst of New Year's enthusiasm by investing some time in building relationships with those you interact with on a daily basis. Your positive energy may have a ripple effect as your acts of kindness inspire others to do the same.
If you spend most of your week in an office environment, you probably know that working closely with colleagues can be a productive, rewarding experience. You also know that their quirks, bad habits, and thoughtlessness can slowly drive you insane.
There are no guarantees that you will keep your current job indefinitely. Being prepared with an exit strategy, even if you're not actively looking, will be one less thing you have to worry about in the event you find yourself suddenly without a job.
If you find yourself peppering your language with profanity at work, it's time to clean up your act. A recent survey by CareerBuilder found that 81 percent of employers have doubts about the professionalism of those who curse at work.
The way people handle themselves behind the wheel of a car can say a lot about how they conduct themselves in business. Our driving behaviors often reflect not only how we approach life, but also how we deal with others on a day-to-day basis.
It's not a matter of "if" you will make a mistake at work, it's only a question of "when," and how you handle the blunder says a great deal about your character and good judgment.
An email has to make an immediate impact to stand out among the dozens (or even hundreds) of messages a busy executive is bombarded with each day.
Despite our digital world, the simple business card is still an essential tool in connecting with others. To get the most out of your business card supply, you have to know how to use it to your advantage.
There are rules to coexisting in a work kitchen, and you should be following them.
To poop or not to poop? That is just one of the many questions governing workplace bathroom etiquette. From bodily functions to conversations on the ivory throne, we get to the bottom of what's ok and what's not ok to do in your office restroom.