How are your office holiday traditions changing this year — and what do you consider good holiday business etiquette in 2020?
Business Etiquette Advice
Business etiquette advice for the professional woman.
Have you connected with your boss on social media? Or do you make sure to keep your online activities and your job far, far away?
How are you supporting or being supported by your boss while working from home? Is your boss helping or hurting the current craziness?
How are you writing your emails during the pandemic? Is “I hope this email finds you well” getting a bit old yet?
What are you old-fashioned about in terms of career etiquette? Do you think certain etiquette rules have gone the way of the dodo?
What are your best tips on how to make your office smell nice — without offending any of your coworkers or clients? Reader P asks a great question about de-smelling tips for her office: I work at a law firm, and my office is pretty close to the kitchen on my floor. My office inevitably … Read More about How to Make Your Office Smell Nice Without Annoying Your Coworkers
A reader wrote in, wondering if she should use her resignation letter to enumerate all the reasons she’s quitting. What would your advice to her be?
Liquor in the office: yea or nay? I’d love to hear your thoughts, readers…
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2020 Update: We love the readers’ input on what to wear to a company picnic or to watch baseball with coworkers — you may also want to check out our entire guide to tricky summer associate events just like this! What do you wear to attend a company picnic and watch a baseball game — … Read More about What to Wear to a Company Picnic or to Watch Baseball with Coworkers
Here’s a topic we haven’t discussed in about a thousand years: perfume at the office. DO office-appropriate perfumes exist, ladies? If so, what are the business etiquette rules for perfume? When I grew up I always loved the idea of having “a scent” that people would know me by — there’s a line in When … Read More about Office-Appropriate Perfumes: Do They Exist?
Reader N wrote in with an interesting problem: her colleague offered to throw in her firstborn to sweeten the deal. HiLARIOUS, right? Here’s her question: Here’s an interesting dilemma, recently a senior male colleague and a new client were haggling over price when my colleague said jokingly, “to sweeten the deal we will throw in … Read More about When Your Colleague Offers Your Firstborn to Sweeten the Deal