workplace etiquette

One of the show's EPs, "Boss Lady Betty," took a liking to young Clint. She'd have him bring her lunch and give him special
Life becomes a literal hunger game when you're fasting for Ramadan in a non-Muslim office.
Anyone who has ever worked with an overbearing self-promoter knows there is a big difference between a show-off and a superstar. Downplaying your skill set won't do much for your reputation, either. The key to shining in the office is to find a balance.
Always consider that time is a person's biggest asset. This goes for customers and colleagues alike. One of my former mentors
File papers: check. Develop marketing plan: check. Get baby from doctor and drop off prescription medication at pharmacy...check? Everyone needs additional help from time to time, including your boss. But how much is too much when it comes to asking a favor from an employee?
As we sit across the interview table from you folks who don't remember life before Wikipedia, we are often confused and frustrated by some of your behavior.
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.
Hugging and touching someone, especially in a business setting, can oftentimes be misconstrued and lead to controversy or confusion. Before you go in for the big hug, consider the following seven tips.
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.
I just don't care what people think. And usually I don't. But being repeatedly questioned, being made to feel like my life choices and my interests -- the ones that make me happy and content -- were wrong and somehow inadequate, was like a hard blow to the chest.
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.
Whether you are an occasional or chronic complainer, you can boost the productivity of your team by making fewer petty complaints in the workplace.
In a 2010 survey by staffing service OfficeTeam, 44 percent of American workers identified making messes for others to clean up as the most annoying behavior in company break rooms.
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.
"Practice the situations that scare you," she stressed to host Caroline Modarressy Tehrani. "If there's something happening
One additional tip: leave the "TO" field blank until you are ready to send, so you don't accidentally launch the email before you are ready.