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Office Etiquette – Jan ‘14 | Top of the List | Blog/News

Office Etiquette – Jan ‘14 | Top of the List | Blog/News | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
The New Year is officially upon us. So it seems fitting that I dedicate the first 2014 “Top-of-the-List” column to office etiquette – good practices we can all add to our new year’s resolution list.
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Three worthy reads - the best office etiquette articles within the last 45 days.
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Office Flu Etiquette - Huffington Post

Office Flu Etiquette - Huffington Post | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Office Flu Etiquette
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In business, the most professional greeting is a handshake and it's extremely "risky" to refuse an extended hand. Here are two options: Shake and then wash or sanitize, but not in ...
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The flu season is upon us.  Good office etiquette advise from Diane Gottsman.

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10 tips for promoting positive office etiquette - Career Center - NWjobs

10 tips for promoting positive office etiquette - Career Center - NWjobs | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
While the holidays can be a happy and enjoyable time of year, they can become stressful when employees don't follow basic office etiquette. Why is office etiquette important? Because ... Always show up on time for meetings.
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To ensure a happy and productive work environment, act as a role model by demonstrating the following good manners.

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Office Etiquette – Nov ‘13 | Top of the List | Blog/News

Office Etiquette – Nov ‘13 | Top of the List | Blog/News | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Office productivity trends, ideas & expertise worth sharing
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New "Top-of-the-List" column: mngt's role/tips for office etiquette.

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5 Social Media Etiquette Tips to Follow this Holiday Party Season - Fox Business

5 Social Media Etiquette Tips to Follow this Holiday Party Season - Fox Business | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
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5 Social Media Etiquette Tips to Follow this Holiday Party Season
Fox Business
“You always need to ask permission, especially at the office party,” she says.
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Social media has blurred the lines to what is appropriate when it comes to sharing, over-sharing and interacting with friends, family and coworkers online, but etiquette experts warn it’s user’s beware.

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Dead-fish handshake and fish at your desk among pet peeves - The Age

Dead-fish handshake and fish at your desk among pet peeves - The Age | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Dead-fish handshake and fish at your desk among pet peeves
The Age
Business etiquette expert Danielle Di-Masi says lasting impressions are made instantly and in the business world it's crucial to make a good first impression.
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The ''dead fish handshake''. More than 40 per cent of respondents said they would think less of someone professionally if they gave a limp-wristed handshake.

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Email Etiquette: How to Craft the Perfect Office Note - Fox Business

Email Etiquette: How to Craft the Perfect Office Note - Fox Business | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Email Etiquette: How to Craft the Perfect Office Note
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Email might be a convenient way to communicate in the office, but that doesn't mean all grammar and etiquette rules go out the window when shooting off a note.
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One of the biggest mistakes people make when sending an office email is not taking into consideration how the message might come across to the recipient.

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Office Etiquette – Oct ‘13 | Top of the List | Blog/News

Office Etiquette – Oct ‘13 | Top of the List | Blog/News | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Office productivity trends, ideas & expertise worth sharing
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New "Top-of-the-List" column: the best #office #Etiquette articles in the past 45 days

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How to Avoid Workplace Faux Pas - Businessweek (blog)

How to Avoid Workplace Faux Pas - Businessweek (blog) | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
How to Avoid Workplace Faux Pas
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Sure, I cover proper dining etiquette and wedding toast dos and don'ts, but the best and most interesting articles come out of common, everyday experiences.
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A fun and worthy read.

 

Anecdotes from Richie Frieman's interviews while preparing for his new book:  writing Reply All … And Other Ways to Tank Your Career.

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7 Ways Women Undermine Their Professional Success - Huffington Post

7 Ways Women Undermine Their Professional Success - Huffington Post | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
7 Ways Women Undermine Their Professional Success
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Business Etiquette: 7 Ways Women Undermine Their Professional Success. Posted: 10/01/2013 11:58 am ...
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common habits to avoid and/or correct in the office environment (by the way, men can be just as guilty in many of these areas).

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The 7 Kinds of E-mail Vacation Auto-Responders Everyone Hates

The 7 Kinds of E-mail Vacation Auto-Responders Everyone Hates | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Don't do any of these.
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...if you must inform e-mailers of your absence, be warned: The auto-responder is a delicate art. And, as with any art, what you leave out is just as important as what you put in.

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Learn how to meet, greet and tweet acceptably - Regina Leader-Post

Learn how to meet, greet and tweet acceptably - Regina Leader-Post | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Learn how to meet, greet and tweet acceptably Regina Leader-Post I'm at Debrett's, the authority on etiquette, having a taster of its new program for under-30s, designed to give a dose of workplace manners to an age group so obsessed by tablets and...
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"There are so many graduates leaving university with amazing qualifications, but the skills they have are only getting them so far."

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Do You Get These Office Etiquette Rules Wrong? - Career Coaching ...

Do You Get These Office Etiquette Rules Wrong? - Career Coaching ... | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
... and irritated by our colleagues behaviour. It doesn't matter how busy you are, there's never an excuse for bad office etiquette, so take a moment now to make sure you're not falling foul of the fundamentals of good office behaviour… ...
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Here are 5 areas where many muck up when it comes to office etiquette – and how you can make sure you don’t cross the line.

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9 Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know - Business Insider

9 Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know - Business Insider | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
9 Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know
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... in the office.
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Professionals should still be mindful of basic etiquette rules when using IM in the office.

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In business, manners still matter | CharlotteObserver.com

In business, manners still matter | CharlotteObserver.com | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Martin has partnered with her son, Nicholas Ivor Martin, to help us navigate the new workplace etiquette pitfalls in her new book, “Miss Manners Minds Your Business.” “Today, some of the ...
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Etiquette breaches create bad impressions with clients, ruin job prospects or set back our careers.

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Office Friendships: Mixing Personal and Professional

Office Friendships: Mixing Personal and Professional | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Office friendships have been proven to increase workplace happiness - but how can they affect your career? One HR expert weighs in and offers tips.
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It’s tempting to act the same as you would with your friends on a Friday night when you’re at an office Happy Hour, but understand that your behavior with coworkers, whether they’re your friends or not, can always be linked back to your professional persona.

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14 Tips on Business Etiquette: Setting a professional tone with co-workers, clients and customers

14 Tips on Business Etiquette: Setting a professional tone with co-workers, clients and customers | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
For organizations and employees alike, recognizing the critical link between business protocol and profit is key to your success.
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...real-life etiquette questions answered by “America’s foremost authority on manners,” Letitia Baldrige. And you’ll learn tips on how to finesse awkward, embarrassing situations at work, courtesy of the great-grandson of Emily Post, etiquette expert Peter Post.

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Six job etiquette tips leaders need to teach millennials - The Globe and Mail

Six job etiquette tips leaders need to teach millennials - The Globe and Mail | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Six job etiquette tips leaders need to teach millennials
The Globe and Mail
They chew gum, arrive late to meetings, and are too casual about matters of decorum. But it's not their fault.
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Do your millennials a kindness and insist on a 10-minute sit-down to discuss some basic expectations. 

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Business Etiquette in the Workplace: Tips for Leaders

Business Etiquette in the Workplace: Tips for Leaders | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Rules of etiquette govern virtually all social situations. Effective business leaders understand that they set the tone for “proper behavi
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How well business leaders set an example affects morale and productivity more than any other action.

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Poor Mobile Manners Not Lost on Bosses

Poor Mobile Manners Not Lost on Bosses | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
If you think it's ok to check your phone during lunch with the boss, you're in for a rude awakening.
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the quality of an employee's mobile manners, even during informal meetings, have important implications for hiring,career advancement and business efficiency.

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8 Tech Etiquette Tips to Enforce in Your Office

8 Tech Etiquette Tips to Enforce in Your Office | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Did you know that technology etiquette breaches can affect a person's career prospects? Get wise to the pitfalls with our guide.
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more than three-quarters of HR managers recently polled by Robert Half said technology etiquette breaches can affect a person's career prospects.

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Modern Offices, Chock-Full of Offenses - New York Times

Modern Offices, Chock-Full of Offenses - New York Times | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Modern Offices, Chock-Full of Offenses
New York Times
Miss Manners, otherwise known as Judith Martin, is an advice columnist for The Washington Post who has written more than a dozen books on manners and etiquette.
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... while [technologies and collaborative opportunities] can result in great new products and services, they also increase the chances that people will offend, or be offended, by one another. 

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Hi There! The Etiquette of Salutations in Business Communications

Hi There! The Etiquette of Salutations in Business Communications | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
A friend of mine recently commented that a large number of emails she has received over the past few months seem to begin with “Hi!” or “Hi Jane!” While that’s an appropriate salutation if you are ...
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This article guides us through the appropriate way to start business emails.

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Texting and emailing during meetings tops business' bad behaviour list - Daily Mail

Texting and emailing during meetings tops business' bad behaviour list - Daily Mail | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Daily Mail Texting and emailing during meetings tops business' bad behaviour list Daily Mail Hina Sharma, Head of Brand for Europe at communication experts Pitney Bowes, said: 'It may seem obvious, but manners matter, and business etiquette plays a...
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Nice Infographic - Almost half of workers are irritated by business contacts who relentlessly check their phones and emails during meetings, according to new research.

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Why business cards still matter - Stuff.co.nz

Why business cards still matter - Stuff.co.nz | Office Etiquette | Scoop.it
Stuff.co.nz
Why business cards still matter
Stuff.co.nz
In these informal times, it may come as a surprise there are still rules of etiquette surrounding business cards. Some are obvious: ...
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A business card is all about identity. It offers a chance to define our uniqueness, prove we matter, that we belong, that we are hip to the zeitgeist. 

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