workplace etiquette

5 Things Never To Say To Co-Workers

5 Things Never To Say To Co-Workers

By Jenny Treanor If you're lucky enough to spend the day surrounded by co-workers whom you consider close friends, count your blessings. Not everyone has the good fortune to work side-by-side with those whom they connect with on the deepest personal level. For most of us, co-worker relationships are pleasant,... Read More »

What Texting Teens Don't Know -- But Need To -- About Business Etiquette

What Texting Teens Don't Know -- But Need To -- About Business Etiquette

"Hi QT. Hope ur hvn a GR8 day! RU coming out 2nite? TML so we can goss. TTYL!" While you might be scratching your head trying to decode that sentence, it's an example of what a typical text message written by a teenager might look like. Texting has become the main form of communication for many teens,... Read More »

Survey: Politeness Can Boost Opportunities For Career Advancement

Survey: Politeness Can Boost Opportunities For Career Advancement

Getty Images With five applicants for every job opening in the current labor market, it's not surprising that employers have focused more on employees' soft skills. After all, in trying times -- such as those experienced during the recent recession -- being able to handle stress with aplomb can go a long way... Read More »

Four Ways to Say 'No' at Work

Four Ways to Say 'No' at Work

Let's face it, when presented with a new project at work or opportunity to fill in for someone, we're motivated to say, "Yes!" Perhaps it's out of fear, perhaps it's for job security, but whatever the reason, saying yes actually prevents us from focusing on what we really need to accomplish. When we say yes... Read More »

Childlike Office Behaviors

Childlike Office Behaviors

Growing up, my mother used to tell me things like, "if you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all," or "you have to play nice and do unto others as you want done unto you." Why? Because as a young child, you need to be taught to behave appropriately in certain situations -- especially... Read More »

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