Business Etiquette Tips for Professionals
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE SEMINARS
Could your company use an outstanding team of corporate etiquette consultants who can train your employees in modern business intelligence called "Business Etiquette?"
Business Etiquette isn't just about business cards and titles -- it's about getting ahead. Business Etiquette is not a code of conduct -- it's a philosophy of building and fostering business relations based on integrity, trust, loyalty, best practices, and cultural/regional sensitivities. Business Etiquette can be defined only as "guiding principals for success in business."
Regardless of your specific field of expertise, you can successfully navigate any business challenge by learning:
- How to deal with "higher-ups"
- How to understand your corporate culture and become a team player
- How to challenge your colleagues without offending
- How to be a successful team leader
- How to polish your social skills for success in business
- How to outsmart and outclass your competitors
Top Business E-mail Tips You Can't Ignore
"Proper e-mail etiquette not only demands constant awareness of what we type but how our words could be perceived" -- says Jeremy Willinger in his blog about Business Email Etiquette.
Follow our e-mail etiquette tips to impress your colleagues and business partners:
- Don't forward chain e-mails or jokes to coworkers
- Don't write anything you would not say in person
- Don't assume that you can share some private moments with family and friends when sending e-mail from your work
- Don't forget proper salutations and sign-offs
- Don't ever send an apology via email -- write a handwritten card and send it by mail
- Don't forget that every e-mail is your digital footprint
- Reply to all e-mails within 24-48 hours after first receiving a message
- Don't send employment contracts via e-mail
- Use proper grammar and punctuation in every message you send
Workplace Etiquette: Conversation Tips
Dont' underestimate the value of a "small talk." From riding on an elevator to attending a business lunch with VIPs, your ability to socialize can cement your career advancement.
- Stay informed and pay attention to the latest news and events
- Avoid controversial topics (for example, healthcare crisis)
- Don't dominate -- effective small-talk is all-inclusive
- Don't interrupt if you see your colleague engaged on the phone
- Don't correct -- remember that a small talk is about "building relations" with your colleagues and bosses
- Avoid offending -- follow your intuition and don't get personal
- Don't multitask when you are in "active conversation" with your colleague
- Give your positive feedback and be supportive