Starting a new job can be stressful, especially when you find yourself in those awkward situations where your standard answer seems to be, "I don't know." Don't fret. Here are a few tips to on how to handle those situations:
We spend most of our waking hours at work, but it's important to keep the boundaries between work life and personal life firmly intact. It will help you maintain your integrity, ethics and good reputation, not to mention goodwill among your colleagues and boss.
You've worked hard to build your career, but despite your best professional efforts, a few bad habits may still be chipping away at your success. Don't undermine your professionalism by actions done on auto-pilot that could convey uncertainty or insecurity.
Finish what you start. This seems simple, but doing what you say you are going to do is the first step to establishing a strong professional reputation. If you say you are going to do something, follow through. No excuses.
While being on the receiving end of an insult can be jarring, if you're routinely around a person who dishes out cutting remarks, it pays to be prepared. Here are ten ways to respond the next time someone says something rude.
Making a positive statement is never more important than when you walk into the room for a job interview. First impressions are lasting, and a job interview is not the time to cut corners on your professional image.
The ultimate goal of a hotel concierge is to offer an exemplary customer service experience to their hotel guests. "Concierge" means "Keeper of the Keys," and he or she must be an authority on current social events and local information.
This is the time of the year when everyone seems to have questions about wedding etiquette. The following are a few do's and don'ts to help get the wedding season off on the right foot, whether you are going to a wedding in the near future or planning ahead for next year.
There is a "right" way to apologize, and there is a wrong way. The right way is to accept responsibility for your actions and remorsefully express your sincere regret for the damage done. The wrong way is anything other than a heartfelt apology.
If you manage a blog, business, Twitter profile or Facebook page, the chances you'll receive a negative comment, tweet, rating or review are high. Before you panic and respond with something you may later regret, refer to my tips below.
I am always in the company of bright minds that have wonderful questions. Most of these questions revolve around the dinner table, and the most commonly asked question is, "How can I tell which is my bread plate?"