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Dining Etiquette: The Art of a Mannerly Business Meal

he savvy professional knows the importance of strong dining skills and it should come as no surprise that dining, unless done well, could be disastrous to your reputation. It is for this reason that second interviews are often conducted over … Continue reading

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15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

Prepare a polite exit. Pachter says you need to be the one talking as you’re making the exit. “Remember to leave when you are talking. At that point, you are in control, and it is a much smoother exit.” You … Continue reading

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Will You Be Calling Me Back? The Etiquette Of Job And Business Rejection

An interesting phenomenon has currently come to the forefront. An increasing number of organizations aren’t sending a notification to the applicants they interview but don’t select for the position. Surprisingly, this practice is becoming more prevalent at most levels, including, … Continue reading

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5 ways to follow rules of office etiquette

Around four months ago, a mid-level executive’s casual dress sense cost him a plum posting in an international engineering and design company. The company couldn’t risk having a leader whose team members didn’t pay him any heed. Employees need to … Continue reading

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Why etiquette can boost your bottom line

An increasing number of corporate executives are turning to etiquette courses to improve their professional standing. Increased business with Asians, who are conscientious about protocol and hold it in high regard, has spurred the interest of some. But there is … Continue reading

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Seven things you shouldn’t tell your colleagues

HAVE you said something you shouldn’t have to your workmates? This was one of our top stories in the past year, so we thought we’d bring it out of the vault and save you future trouble. HOW close are you … Continue reading

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Look at Me: Making the Case for Eye Contact at Work

New research suggests that mobile devices are increasingly interfering with the eye contact we make with others and ultimately can affect the emotional connections we make at work. Since the dawn of the smartphone it’s become common to see a … Continue reading

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