10 Etiquette Tips for Business Text Messages

Business Writing

Courteous Writing EtiquetteTexting customers, colleagues, clients, and others is mainstream business behavior. But with regular use, there can be abuse. Don’t text just because you can. Text because people want or need to hear from you, and make the messages convenient for.

How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette

Office Dynamics

Did you know there are etiquette rules for giving and receiving cards? There are many books that discuss this etiquette point. The post How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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?

Comment Etiquette

Daily Writing Tips

The admonition to stay on topic is found in every article on the subject of web comment etiquette. etiquette : the customary code of polite behavior in society; good manners.

Etiquette Lessons for the Company Picnic

On The Job

Such events are often seen as a way to let your hair down and enjoy time away from the office, but they’re also a minefield of potential etiquette disasters that can derail your career.

A Telephone Etiquette Test

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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.

Proper Business Dining Etiquette

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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.

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.

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: What Hasn’t Changed

Office Dynamics

Marilyn Pincus is a talented author and business etiquette expert. If you’re training newly hired employees or mentoring to an assistant you may want to mention that once they nail business etiquette basics they will use them forever. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Etiquette

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: What Hasn’t Changed

Office Dynamics

Marilyn Pincus is a talented author and business etiquette expert. If you’re training newly hired employees or mentoring to an assistant you may want to mention that once they nail business etiquette basics they will use them forever. Admin Assistant Training Etiquette

Locker Room Etiquette and more.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Is there an etiquette for the locker room? Restroom Etiquette What about using a cell phone while in the restroom? I read an article about cell phone etiquette and they listed this one as a no-no. Tags: gym etiquette camera phones locker room cell phones in the washroom If not, I think there should be. I think camera cell phones should be banned from locker rooms. It is an invasion of our privacy.

E-mail Etiquette

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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. Tags: email out of office email attachments filing emails email business correspondence email etiquette e-mail Administrative Assistant email signature

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Company Holiday Party Etiquette

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More than 60% of companies will hold holiday parties this year. Here are a few things to remember. First of all, it starts with your dress. Most invitations will state the dress code or expected attire for the occasion. One thing to remember, if you don’t show it at the office, don’t show it at the party. Also be careful of jeans, they may come off too casual and you want to spoof yourself up a little, after all, it is a holiday party!

Company Holiday Party Etiquette

Office Dynamics

More than 60% of companies will hold holiday parties this year. Here are a few things to remember. First of all, it starts with your dress. Most invitations will state the dress code or expected attire for the occasion. One thing to remember, if you don’t show it at the office, don’t show it at the party. Also be careful of jeans, they may come off too casual and you want to spoof yourself up a little, after all, it is a holiday party!

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.

4 Rules for Conference Call Etiquette

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Image via Wikipedia. Have you ever received an e-mail announcing a conference call and rolled your eyes, dreading the annoyances that are collectively associated with conference calls?

Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity

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  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.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

Gifting Etiquette at the Office: What NOT To Do!

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Regarded as one of the foremost authorities on business etiquette in the world, Jacqueline has appeared on a variety of national television shows including ABC's 20/20, The Fox Report with Shepard Smith, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, ExtraTV, CNBC, and FoxBusiness.com. EtiquetteGuest Post from Fox News/Jacqueline Whitmore, CSP: Before you run out and by a bank-breaking gift for your boss, it's important to know what message your gift may be sending.

Gifting Etiquette at the Office: What NOT To Do!

Office Dynamics

Regarded as one of the foremost authorities on business etiquette in the world, Jacqueline has appeared on a variety of national television shows including ABC's 20/20, The Fox Report with Shepard Smith, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, ExtraTV, CNBC, and FoxBusiness.com. EtiquetteGuest Post from Fox News/Jacqueline Whitmore, CSP: Before you run out and by a bank-breaking gift for your boss, it's important to know what message your gift may be sending.

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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Business Etiquette for the 21st Century - A Webinar

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Emily Post's Guide to Business Etiquette for the 21st Century. The truth is, multimillion-dollar deals (and people’s jobs) can be LOST as a result of poor etiquette. Introducing Emily Post's Guide to Business Etiquette for the 21st Century. Business etiquette expert (and Emily’s great-great-granddaughter) Anna Post will present a fast-paced, informative guide to how manners (good AND bad) can impact morale …staff turnover … and your bottom line. E-mail etiquette.

5 Do’s and Don’ts of Professional Office Etiquette (Hopefully you’re Not a Number 5!)

Small Business CEO

Following are 5 do’s and don’ts of inter-office etiquette that everyone should know already, but which are often neglected: 1. … Management office etiquette

How Do You Feel About Sloppy Supplier Messages?

Business Writing

Email Etiquette ProofreadingA reader named Deborah shared a short email she recently received: Dear Sirs, pls let me have by return the supp docs about yr a.m. invoice because we cannot find our shpm. Thks and rgds How would you feel if.

Business Writing: Email Etiquette and Whitelisting

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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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Blogging Etiquette: Does it Matter if There are Typos?

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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?

"They" Pulls Ahead in the Language Game

Business Writing

Etiquette Grammar and UsageOur six-year-old neighbor brought his Pokémon card game over for a playdate the other night. As our daughter read aloud the instructions on a card, the grammar caught my attention. Do you notice it too? Your opponent puts a card.

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Do Graduates, Brides, and Grooms Write Thank-Yous?

Business Writing

Courteous Writing EtiquetteIt's the season of graduations and weddings, wonderful opportunities to celebrate graduates' accomplishments and individuals' commitments to one another. If you are a recent or soon-to-be bride, groom, or graduate, congratulations!

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T-F Test on Formatting Business Letters and Emails

Business Writing

Email Etiquette Teaching Business WritingThe standards of writing change. What was once correct in business messages now comes across as old-fashioned--or does it? Take this true-false test to check your knowledge of basic formatting standards for business letters and emails.

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Do You Give Readers the "Why" They Need?

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email Etiquette Teaching Business WritingThe other night I was traveling from Boston to my home, Seattle. When I arrived at my connection city, Denver, at 7:15 p.m. I received this text message: Your Flight on August 6 from DEN now departs at 11:55.

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How to Write Mighty Thank-Yous

Business Writing

Books Courteous Writing EtiquetteIn my survey on business writing and relationships of 686 adults, 81 percent of respondents said that a thank-you note they received had a definite positive influence on their decision to do business with a company or an individual again.

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

Office Dynamics

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. People also spend more than three hours per day reading or writing those messages. That’s a lot of work – meaning what you see or do had better be worthwhile.

E-mail Etiquette: A Poem by Lynn Crosbie

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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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How to Write When You Can't Change Things

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Etiquette Positive LanguageI led a class for a group of writers who respond to citizen complaints about airplane noise. The writers cannot make the planes quieter, and they can't make them go away. What can they do? They can respond in ways.

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How to Unintentionally Diminish Others

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Etiquette Positive LanguageThe other day I met my friend Barb for lunch. She arrived at the restaurant first, and the server asked, “Just one?” Barb often eats out alone, and she frowns when she hears that question. This time she replied, “Here.

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How to Be Assertive, Not Pushy

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteIf you write to customers, clients, employees, or almost anyone on the job, you have times when you need to assert yourself. You have to disagree, delegate, instruct, remind, and say no—in each situation coming across as clear and forceful.

Take Time to Say Thank You

Office Dynamics

Career Management Communication Skills Etiquette Motivators Uncategorized etiquette gratitude professionalism thank you thank you notes thanksToday, I want to talk about taking time to express your gratitude to others, whether you personally know them or not.

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Is Your Writing Too Abrupt?

Business Writing

Books Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteYou work against deadlines. Often you have to write quickly, even when the message is complex and somewhat delicate. It’s not surprising that you occasionally come across as abrupt when you thought you were being efficient. This problem is especially.

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