How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette
JUNE 6, 2016
Did you know there are etiquette rules for giving and receiving cards? There are many books that discuss this etiquette point. It’s true!
Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events
JULY 6, 2016
It’s time to talk about webinar etiquette. Advice from Joan Burge for Webinar Etiquette and Protocol. Here are a few quick tips.
Do Workplace Etiquette Rules Need to Change?
On The Job
MARCH 25, 2011
The results don't surprise Lisa Grotts , a certified etiquette consultant. rude at work career advice cellphone etiquette Anita Bruzzese
Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity
Productive & Organized
APRIL 14, 2010
Last month I presented and emceed at a College of Business event on business etiquette. Archive Network with Steph Is This You?
Daily Writing Tips
JUNE 21, 2014
The admonition to stay on topic is found in every article on the subject of web comment etiquette. Be specific. 2. Don’t leave a link. 3.
10 E-mail Etiquette Pet Peeves and How to Handle Them
JUNE 27, 2012
The results led to our first “ Email etiquette ” story. From guest blogger, Pamela Baird, Intel. Additional Rules to Remember as You Write or Respond to Online Messages. So how many times have you read or written an email today? According to a 2011 study by IBM Research, more than 2.8 million emails are sent or read each day. Pamela J.
Take Time to Say Thank You
OCTOBER 3, 2016
Career Management Communication Skills Etiquette Motivators Uncategorized etiquette gratitude professionalism thank you thank you notes thanks
10 Wrong Ways to Start Your Emails
MAY 13, 2015
Email Etiquette Teaching Business WritingDo you want your email readers to delete your messages immediately? Of course you don't. Who would?
21 Ways to Shrink the Email Monster
OCTOBER 28, 2015
If you need to keep your email open, Email Etiquette Tips on Microsoft Office
To Cc or Not to Cc? That Is the Question
OCTOBER 23, 2015
Email EtiquetteDo you know when to copy people on the emails you send? Or do you cc a bunch of people and hope to offend no one? To answer.
Office Fridge Etiquette
Professional Assistant Blog
NOVEMBER 28, 2007
Home About Me Advertise Office Fridge Etiquette By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Filed Under: D o you bring your food to work? Heres an article I recently found on office fridge etiquette. Do you keep it in the office fridge? Do not leave food in the refrigerator to rot and smell.
Cubicle Etiquette 101
Professional Assistant Blog
NOVEMBER 1, 2007
Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? In the mean time Im going to discretely tape up a copy of your etiquette rules somewhere public. Bologna!
10 Things NOT to Tell Your Email Readers
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Email EtiquetteSometimes people say things in email that would be better left unsaid.
"Enclosed Please Find" Means You Lost It
JUNE 25, 2014
Courteous Writing Etiquette Teaching Business Writing
12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Question and Answer with Joan Burge
DECEMBER 5, 2016
We’ve been having a holly, jolly, super fun and festive time with our 12 Days of Christmas Webinar Series event. Answer: Fly Girl by Senegence.
How I Left Out Negative Feelings
MARCH 28, 2015
Courteous Writing Email Etiquette This week I received a frustrating email. Usually such messages carry no emotion for me.
Don't Be Driven by the Three-Email Rule
MAY 28, 2015
Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteLately people in business writing classes have been asking about the three-email rule.
Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career
APRIL 26, 2016
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. leader.
10 Questions to Flag Sensitive Situations
MARCH 11, 2015
Courteous Writing Email Etiquette Writing Tips Sometimes you can recognize instantly that a message will lead to trouble. Ask yourself these 10.
Hired, then abandoned–how to become part of the team?
MAY 6, 2016
This month’s question from our friends at The Admin Pro Forum is from Maddy who is struggling to become part of the team at her new office.
Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals
JUNE 22, 2016
This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals).
Are You Aware of Your Rude Workplace Behavior?
On The Job
JANUARY 10, 2011
So, I'm going to save you $400 an hour and give some etiquette pointers that anyone -- of any age -- should take to heart. 1. Seriously.
Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Assistants go out on a limb so their bosses won’t have to lift a finger. Excellence for them is not just a goal, but a habit.
Why e-Mail Isn’t Always Your Best Option
JUNE 22, 2015
A White Elephant Called “e-Mail” I’m still digging through my Office Dynamics archives and found this great topic I want to share with you.
The Problem With "Not a Problem"
JULY 3, 2012
Courteous Writing Etiquette Positive LanguageMany people seem to have adopted the expression "Not a problem" in place of "You're welcome." For example, if I thank someone in email, by phone, or in person for doing a favor for me, the response is often "Not.
Celebrating the season? Preserve your professional image
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Career Management Etiquette mistakes at work preserve your professional image professional imageAnd, to some extent, that’s true. Joan Burge.
Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]
APRIL 18, 2015
Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015.
Laughing all the Way to Work
MARCH 20, 2008
Do you ever wonder if you are blogging properly or are you stepping on other blogger's toes? I was on Susan Johnston's blog The Urban Muse and she answered some blogging etiquette questions and had some good tips that I thought I would pass on to you. Blogging Etiquette Part 1 Blogging Etiquette Part 2 Blogging Etiquette Part 3.
What’s in a Name?
AUGUST 3, 2016
Courteous Writing Etiquette Global CommunicationIn Shakespeare’s play, Juliet professes her love for Romeo despite his rival house and name (Montague). “'Tis but thy name that is my enemy,” she declares. Do you, like Juliet, care about others but regard their names as your enemies?
Who Is Office Dynamics International?
APRIL 15, 2015
At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. We Passionately Believe.
Celebrating Administrative Professionals
MARCH 24, 2015
Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon. April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals!
Loose Lips Sink Relationships
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
Etiquette Today at the airport as I waited for a plane, I overheard a man across from me talking loudly on his phone.
Write to the Dead--Don't!
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Courteous Writing Email Etiquette We received multiple letters from the.
Qualities Of A Great Assistant
APRIL 2, 2015
What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant? Over the years, I have collected more than 300 ideas. Good communication skills.
Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Imagine this… There is a huge fiery dragon roaming the earth. Do you know this dragon? Now, what do I mean by starve the dragon? Instead….
Blog-a-Thon Bonus Announcement
APRIL 4, 2015
BONUS BONUS BONUS!!! Get Bonus Entries In Our Blog-a-Thon For The Administrative Profession. Announcing BONUS entries with social sharing.
Etiquette Lessons for the Company Picnic
On The Job
JULY 8, 2014
If you’re going to be attending a summer office event, here are a few rules from etiquette experts: Don’t ditch the event. Limit drinking.
Think Before You Reply: Email Best Practices
JULY 1, 2013
Email Etiquette You have probably seen a slogan beneath email signatures that says something like this: "Please consider the environment before printing this message." Many people are tired of that suggestion, and a few readers joined me in creating whimsical email slogans.
Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This is our last free webinar for assistants of the year.
A Telephone Etiquette Test
Ian's Messy Desk
MAY 28, 2010
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