Webinar Etiquette and Protocol for Live Events

Office Dynamics

It’s time to talk about webinar etiquette. We love this feature but we’ve heard from a few attendees that some of the comments aren’t appropriate for the webinar and we wanted to take this opportunity to address webinar etiquette and protocol.

Career Success A to Z: E is for Etiquette

Eat Your Career

Before we talk about etiquette, let’s first consider another e-word: Elevator. Elevators are like little floating bubbles of society with their own distinct etiquette. That’s how etiquette works and why it’s so important in the workplace. What is Modern Business Etiquette?

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Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use

Dumb Little Man

As a user, are you maximizing the use of email? Below are tips on managing emails effectively: E-mail Checking Time. Schedule what time you open your email, such as once a day or twice a day. Emails can distract you and having a schedule will enhance your productivity.

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A Telephone Etiquette Test

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap A Telephone Etiquette Test Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

Do Workplace Etiquette Rules Need to Change?

On The Job

The etiquette police who are trying to keep up with the rapidly evolving world of mobile devices and their effect on the workplace probably would say the same. The results don't surprise Lisa Grotts , a certified etiquette consultant.

Proper Business Dining Etiquette

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, June 17, 2010 Proper Business Dining Etiquette I have been to lunches and dinners where people inadvertently take the wrong glass, use the wrong utensil with the meal, or display improper dining etiquette, such as starting to eat before everyone is served or talking with their mouth full.

Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity

Productive & Organized

  Last month I presented and emceed at a College of Business event on business etiquette.    What I found very interesting is that both the students and employers were a bit nervous about their etiquette.  E - Email and set up another appointment?

E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

Email is no longer just for personal use, with all our accepted short forms: LOL, U, GB and a co-worker's favourite, OMG! With the increasing use of email as the first choice for business correspondence it opens a whole new world of dos and don'ts for the assistant.Here are Some Good-Sense Email Etiquette Tips: Email Salutations: Although email is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting.

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Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

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? If you work in a cubicle, here are some guidelines to follow for good cubicle etiquette: You see the person you wish to talk to on the phone. In the mean time Im going to discretely tape up a copy of your etiquette rules somewhere public.

Office Fridge Etiquette

Professional Assistant Blog

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? Are you in a constant battle to get your food into a pint-sized fridge because others leave their food there for days on end? Heres an excerpt on the article: Do not eat or drink foods that do not belong to you.

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Hacking Email: 99 Email Security and Productivity Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Why is it that when it comes to emails, there are no accepted standards? Even though 6 billion emails are sent every day, almost no one agrees about simple things like email etiquette, how to organize a note, or whether emails are considered private or not. The 99 tips in this article make up the best in email practices: 4.) That includes the email that says that if you don’t forward it to 10 people you’ll die.

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Elevator Etiquette 101: Going Up?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Elevator Etiquette 101: Going Up? Can you think of any more etiquette related items while riding the elevator? By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 17, 2008 Filed Under: Travel Y ou’re standing in the elevator and everyone is crammed like a can of sardines. You reminisce about that Seinfeld episode where Elaine gets stuck on the subway and starts talking to herself about how the train isn’t moving and starts to get claustrophobic.

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Share Your Email Etiquette Blunders To Win a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate

Small Business CEO

One area of concern – your email correspondence. Even though your own every day business environment may be laid back, you still need to make sure you use professional business email etiquette. Maybe you’ve even committed an email blunder or two or you’ve seen someone else’s. All you need to do is share that email etiquette no-no with BizSugar and you’ll be entered into the contest. Submit your email etiquette no-no now!

Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 31, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Productivity D o you have more than one mailbox in your Microsoft Outlook , other than your inbox?

Take Time to Say Thank You

Office Dynamics

This has come to light for me because, in the past 2 weeks, Jasmine and I have received personal handwritten notes, little gifts, cards, letters and emails of gratitude from people whose lives we have touched and didn’t even know it.

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10 E-mail Etiquette Pet Peeves and How to Handle Them

Office Dynamics

So how many times have you read or written an email today? million emails are sent or read each day. Some time ago, we asked readers for a list of their pet peeves with emails. The results led to our first “ Email etiquette ” story. Top 10 Email Pet Peeves. Pet peeve: The disorganized email. Nothing wastes more of my time than an email that rambles on about everything, or looks like a page out of ‘War and Peace’.”.

Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In.

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, October 19, 2009 Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In-person, “Snail&# Mail/Memos Have you ever received an email from someone who just started at the company asking you to do something and you haven’t been introduced?

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E-mail Etiquette: A Poem by Lynn Crosbie

Laughing all the Way to Work

You can contact her through this blogspot or by emailing me at pattyannrobb@rogers.com I received an e-mail from a colleague of mine It was set in a background of yellow and lime The font it was blue, almost impossible to see And it was all in caps…was she yelling at me?

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Why e-Mail Isn’t Always Your Best Option

Office Dynamics

The average number of e-mails and assistant manages between her/his e-mail and their executive’s email is 225 per day; and about 350 on the high side!

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Communication Skills That Have Impact…Choose The Right Medium

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Career Management Communication Skills Etiquette building relationships with coworkers choosing the right method of communication face to face communication human moments office communication when to call not email

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How Should an Executive Assistant Conduct Themselves? – Ask An Admin

Office Dynamics

Monday Motivators™ is a weekly email sent from Joan Burge that gives you a little kick start to the week. These emails will include work advice, life advice, and sometimes how to find that good balance. Ask An Admin Career Management Etiquette Travel Work-Life Balance

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Accepting Feedback (The positive kind!)

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Assistant Training Etiquette accepting compliments affirmation communication etiquette feedback grace gratitude how to accept positive feedback positive thank you <Guest Post by Judi Moreo> How are you accepting feedback?

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Is it E-mail or Email and does it matter?

Laughing all the Way to Work

The full name is electronic mail and I have seen it written either e-mail or email. Judith Kallos of Netmanners.com has written four books on the subject of e-mail etiquette so I asked her and she said the correct spelling is e-mail and she got her information from the "Chicago Manual of Style". Tags: email e-mail

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Fill out the subscribe box (your email address) in the right sidebar of this page and click subscribe. You will be notified instantly by email each time we add a new post. Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon.

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

But do you always “listen” or do you distract yourself with reading emails while someone is talking to you? What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant?

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

We are sending information about this in an email to everyone who was part of the webinar. This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals).

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Instant access to the recorded program featuring Joan Burge (link will be emailed to all registered attendees). Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015.

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Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

More ways to stay in touch… Never want to miss a blog post from us by entering your email at the upper right of this page (then click submit). Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year?

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The E-tiquette of E-mail

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here are Some Good-Sense E-mail Etiquette Tips E-mail Salutations: Although e-mail is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting. Watson Associates gives the following e-mail tips for Email Salutations in her e-bulletin Business Writing Updates: “There are several options for starting an e-mail in North America as our business culture is not as formal as other areas.

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The Seven Stupid Mistakes People Make on a Telephone Interview

On The Job

Turn off your email so it doesn't distract you or give a "ping!" Tags: hiring managers prepare for phone interview how can i phone etiquette job preparation good impression phone interview job interviews find a job Anita Bruzzese "Hello?" "Mr. Jones?

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How To Address Two People In A Business Letter

Dumb Little Man

Keep in mind you might need to completely drop the names for expediting purposes, but business etiquette may require you to list certain people before others. Not sure how to address two people in a business letter properly? Believe it or not, it’s actually simple.

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We don't know what we don't know

Laughing all the Way to Work

One person can be great at software programs and know all sorts of tricks to get things done quickly and another might be excellent at organizing and managing their email account. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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The attitude of customer service

Service Untitled

My initial impression most likely will be affected by the friendliness and kindness of the customer service agent; whether it is my first experience on the phone, by email, or in person. According to Winston Churchill, “attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.&#

7 Top Tips to Avoid Being Caught in a Phishing Net

Dumb Little Man

Phishing expeditions are typically carried out in the form of a spam email that appears to come from a perfectly legitimate source, usually a website or other source that you have regular online dealings with. Scam emails often contain urgent calls to action in the subject line (e.g.

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Keeping focussed in a busy environment

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 17 April, 2010 Keeping focussed in a busy environment There are so many distractions in the office -- the telephone, your co-workers, email and your boss! Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

Brick and mortar retailers can compete with their online competition

Service Untitled

Stay in communication with me by direct email, newsletters, interesting guides, and trends pertaining to your product or service and individual thank you notes and gratitude cards.

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On E-mail Blackouts.

Professional Assistant Blog

Hopefully, not too many of you were affected by the email system outages yesterday. In this case, commercial email services were affected, but the next time it could be your server at work. Fortunately, it’s easy these days to create backup email accounts. In a worst case scenario, you just jump over to your free web account and send out notices that your normal email is down temporarily. Home About Me Advertise On E-mail Blackouts.

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Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 4 of 4

Service Untitled

We used to have every twice a year, once a year, whatever, HR would email all the leadership teams so all the managers from all the different departments and stuff, and say okay, it’s review time and everybody gets an email of the most up–to–date review form and all that stuff. Behind the Scenes Culture Customer Service Customer Service Experience Employees Etiquette Hiring & Training Interviews Little Things, Big Differences Specific Companies

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Add your LinkedIn profile to your email signature. If someone accepts your request, then adhere to polite etiquette and say hello and thanks. Have you listed your email address or how people can get in touch with you? Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile.

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We Know We're Rude With Our Phones -- But We Don't Do Anything About It

On The Job

A recent survey finds respondents say that it's proper etiquette to put your phone away in meetings but 53% of them keep it out. Many people will claim that they need their phone in the bathroom so they don't miss important calls or texts or emails (really??),

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The Office Fridge

Laughing all the Way to Work

The office fridge can be a friendly place If people don't abuse the space If you put in a lunch, be sure to claim And identify with date and name Clean out the fridge when you have time And make Fridays the "throw-out" deadline Lynn Crosbie writes office etiquette poems in Ottawa, Canada. You can contact her through this blogspot or by emailing me at pattyannrobb@rogers.com.

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How a Lack of Manners Hurts Your Career

On The Job

Gobbling away on the chips is not only distracting with your bag-rustling and your crunching but is seen as a breach of office etiquette. says Vicky Oliver , author of 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions.

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Learning the Art of Business Conversations

On The Job

I think part of the problem is that we've become so accustomed to texting and emailing and communicating through social media that we've lost a bit of our confidence when it comes to interacting with another person face-to-face. In "The Etiquette Advantage in Business," the authors suggest: 1.

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