Email is fast and convenient. In a click of a button, this type of virtual communication allows employees to engage in discussions with anyone anywhere in the world.
Workplace etiquette does not just exist because of social niceties. Rather, a business has a financial incentive in making sure that a workplace minds its manners and that co-workers are polite to each other. This has both positive direct benefits to the company, as well as indirect benefits. While the definition of “polite” will vary depending on the workplace, all businesses should
After sending in a resume, then securing and “nailing” the interview, many applicants sit back and wait for the phone call letting them know whether or not they got the job. The problem with that approach is that managers and human resource people often conduct many interviews for one position. At some point, the applicants blur together in their memory. Sending a
Dressing up for office in the right outfit is all about donning a well polished look that instantly differentiates you from the ‘cool gals’. Wearing a well finished attire is most essential when you dress up for office. No matter whether you are attending a business meeting or just another day at workplace, a well-groomed look with crisp attire has no alternatives. Right clothing not only gives a competent image but also makes you stand out from the crowd. While choosing professional clothes for women, it is not all about the right style pieces,
If you’ve had an interview, the last thing you can do to cement your prospect of getting the job is follow up. But what is the best way to contact your interviewer? Should you email her a thank you letter or wait a week to print and send it in the mail? A few tips can help you effectively follow up after an interview.
Most of us spend more time at work than at home, and friendships with our managers and co-workers have become commonplace. But, when the boundaries between professional and personal cross, there can be serious problems. Too much openness about personal issues, lack of respect for authority, gossiping and not returning telephone calls promptly are a few examples of unprofessional (but increasingly common) behaviors at all levels that kill corporate productivity and image. Our society has become faster-paced and more casual, but professionalism remains key in the business world – despite the trend toward casual dress and operating style.
It has been said that life is what happens to you when you’re making other plans. For some people, life is what happens because they aren’t making other plans.
Establishing goals help you to achieve the kind of life you want. The first step is to examine each area of your life. Think about the next 5, 10, and 20 years. Put together a list of what you hope to accomplish in these areas: