Workplace Etiquette 101: The Mistakes You Want to Avoid

Weak handshakes

Have you ever held a dead fish before? I haven’t, either. But I envision it feeling cold, sometimes clammy and always limp.

That’s a lot like what a weak handshake feels like.

But the fact that it feels like a dead fish isn’t the main issue — sure, it’s gross, but it’s definitely something that everyone can get past at some point. The main problem is that weak handshakes can exhibit low levels of engagement, poor communication skills and some degree of apathy. To ensure that you’re always showing people you’re on top of your game, give a firm, quick handshake and you’ll be good to go.

Written By  Sarah Kaufman

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