Stellar business etiquette skills are critical in any industry.  High standards of professional manners make interacting enjoyable and pleasant – with customers, clients, co-workers and guests in the office. In today’s competitive business arena, those who hone their business etiquette skills convey greater professionalism, confidence, and competence. These skills reflect on your company’s brand and… Read More


Cubicle etiquette is essential if coworkers are to coexist peacefully and have a productive day. It’s part of good business etiquette. If you’re a cubicle dweller, you know the positives to this work arrangement—a more connected staff and sense of camaraderie. But, also there are negatives and challenges—a lack of privacy, more interruptions, and increased… Read More


March is the month when we spring forward. It’s a great time to reflect on career advancement. Spring forward by making sure your workplace manners, business etiquette, and attitude are reflecting on you in a way that shows you’re a person who’s not only likeable and approachable…but also, promotable. Here are ten easy career advancement… Read More


Whether you’re 25 or 55, it’s important to polish your Valentine date etiquette, especially if it’s a first date…or it’s been a while since you’ve dated. Don’t let poor manners and social faux pas turn what could be a fairy tale event into an evening of foibles and lament. Here are eight ways to polish… Read More


No matter who you are or what you do, the way you dress and present yourself has a major impact on your success. In fact, when you walk into a room, it only takes 60 seconds for someone to form an impression of you based on your clothing, your mannerisms, and your manners. A great… Read More


Inappropriate business casual attire

Casual Friday is designated as a day when professionals may dress in business casual attire.  Often this means employees may wear nice jeans, casual slacks, Capri pants, casual sandals (women), and nice polo shirts for men. Bottom line: appropriate Casual Friday office attire is part of good business etiquette.  The goal is to still present… Read More


“Business casual” can be a confusing term any time of year, but especially when the hot, lazy days of summer hit. Proper summer business casual attire shows respect for yourself, for others in your workplace, and for your clients and customers. Pushing the “business casual” envelope too far can damage your credibility and the image… Read More