Knowing the right way to quit can leave relationships intact and may actually enhance your professional reputation. On the other hand, leaving in the wrong way can generate negative feelings that could affect the way you are perceived as a professional.
Running five minutes late may not seem like a big deal to you, but for others it clearly sends the message that you are not a good time manager. Punctuality is harder for some than it is for others, but it's a skill that can be learned.
There are no guarantees that you will keep your current job indefinitely. Being prepared with an exit strategy, even if you're not actively looking, will be one less thing you have to worry about in the event you find yourself suddenly without a job.
If you find yourself peppering your language with profanity at work, it's time to clean up your act. A recent survey by CareerBuilder found that 81 percent of employers have doubts about the professionalism of those who curse at work.
Should people expecting their second or third child have baby showers? Specifically, if the second child is of the same gender, should that family have a baby shower and expect gifts? Is there basic baby shower etiquette for families with multiple children?
The way people handle themselves behind the wheel of a car can say a lot about how they conduct themselves in business. Our driving behaviors often reflect not only how we approach life, but also how we deal with others on a day-to-day basis.
When you are solely focused on building a career, everything else can seem inconsequential. Building new relationships, while maintaining existing ones, is an important part of your business success. How do your social skills measure up?
As a supervisor, team leader, or co-worker, it's important to observe an employee's past behavior before labeling them as "unmotivated" or "lazy." There may be a legitimate reason an employee is not performing up to par.
Even a person with a great memory has multiple things to remember when planning for a trip. It's always best to be safe and refer to a list rather than running the risk of leaving something important behind.
Despite our digital world, the simple business card is still an essential tool in connecting with others. To get the most out of your business card supply, you have to know how to use it to your advantage.