Telephone Screening and Etiquette Skills for Administrative Assistants

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Top-notch telephone screening and etiquette skills are paramount regardless of industry, company size, or geographic location. The post Telephone Screening and Etiquette Skills for Administrative Assistants appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training. Communication Skills Etiquette TelephoneTheir importance hasn’t diminished in our modern world of text messages, e-mails, and online chats. What exactly am I talking about?

How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette

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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. I’m preparing to attend and present at the Admin Pro Forum event in Orlando, Florida next week. It reminded me that when we attend a major conference we have the opportunity to meet so many great people.

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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. The word etiquette is often considered old-fashioned. Modern business etiquette is a unique beast. To help expand on this concept, I’d like to offer a short excerpt from my Modern Business Etiquette E-book.

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. Advice from Joan Burge for Webinar Etiquette and Protocol. Thanks for taking a moment to learn more about webinar etiquette with us.

Proper Gym Etiquette: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do At the Gym

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To help you be more comfortable with working out, here’s a guide on proper gym etiquette. If half the gym is looking at you during a conversation, it might be time to quiet down and observe proper gym etiquette. The post Proper Gym Etiquette: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do At the Gym appeared first on Dumb Little Man. With spring break and the summer approaching, many people will be joining the gym.

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Mind Your Manners: 5 Essential Etiquette When Attending a Conference Call

Dumb Little Man

The post Mind Your Manners: 5 Essential Etiquette When Attending a Conference Call appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Conference calls can be a fun and exciting way to catch up with friends and relatives from far away. Getting in touch from across the globe is becoming more like a face-to-face conversation with video streaming technology and internet connection multiplying over the years.

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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. Paul Krugman, in his capacity of Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, recently felt the need to remind his readers to stay on topic when commenting on his posts. Stay on topic” is one of the five basic rules offered by the editors at WordPress.com : 1. Be specific. Don’t leave a link. Stay on topic.

Blogging Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

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. Tags: Urban Muse Susan Johnston blogging etiquette Do you ever wonder if you are blogging properly or are you stepping on other blogger's toes?

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. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail. Thanks for visiting! While forms of technology are making inroads into the communication process, the telephone is still an important source of contact with people.

Business Etiquette - Webinar

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We are often asked about doing etiquette seminars/programs onsite for administrative professionals across the country. Etiquette expert, Anna Post, Emily's great-great granddaughter will present this program via our friends at Business Management Daily. 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. Email etiquette. Social networking etiquette.

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.

Cubicle Etiquette 101

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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.

Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « 5 Easy Ways Kick-Start Your Daily Personal Productivity | Main | Grow Your Productivity by Hours a Day » Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity Today I received a really nice note from one of my contacts, Amy Humphreys, at Illinois State University.    Last month I presented and emceed at a College of Business event on business etiquette.  How did you do with your knowledge or practices of etiquette

Laws and Etiquette to Keep in Mind on a Business Trip to Singapore

Small Business CEO

… The post Laws and Etiquette to Keep in Mind on a Business Trip to Singapore appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Singapore is somewhere that is fast on the rise in the business world and a place quite unlike anywhere else in the world.

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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? Conference calls are a common source of annoyance, but it must be everyone else’s fault, ’cause it’s not me! In the post, Darth Vader Was Not Invited To The Conference Call , Meeting Boy outlines four problem areas for conference calls. Hold Music. Bad connections. Failure to mute.

E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

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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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: What Hasn’t Changed

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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. The flipside is; as your value to the executives you support increases your command of business etiquette expands. Awareness” is a subtle component of good Business Etiquette. Admin Assistant Training Etiquette

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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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

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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!

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. The flipside is; as your value to the executives you support increases your command of business etiquette expands. Awareness” is a subtle component of good Business Etiquette. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Etiquette

Business Etiquette for the 21st Century - A Webinar

Office Dynamics

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.

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.

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.

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 etiquetteThough most of us are adults, it’s sometimes easy to forget the basics of establishing and maintaining good relationships with the people we work with. Do : Show appreciation to coworkers and management. Naturally, when someone does something kind for you, you need to say thank you.

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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5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

45 Things

These are all common etiquette questions that Anna Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, can answer correctly. Using poor etiquette can severely limit your opportunities," Post says. "To Some other workplace etiquette dilemmas that Post, as a co-author of "Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition," addresses include these: 1. The workplace sometimes changes so rapidly it's hard to keep up with what we're supposed to do and not do.

Do Workplace Etiquette Rules Need to Change?

45 Things

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. A recent Intel survey found that 9 of 10 Americans report they've seen others misuse technology ; 75% agree that mobile etiquette is worse than it was a year ago. The results don't surprise Lisa Grotts , a certified etiquette consultant. rude at work career advice cellphone etiquette Anita Bruzzese

The Best Assistant Interview Tips

Office Dynamics

In this blog, we will cover a few resume and… Career Management Etiquette Interpersonal Skills Networking Self Development interview advice interview tips resumeAre you in the market for a new job? You’re not alone.

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?

Etiquette Lessons for the Company Picnic

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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. If you’re going to be attending a summer office event, here are a few rules from etiquette experts: Don’t ditch the event. It’s summer and we’re finally enjoying those carefree days of warmth and sun we dreamed of while enduring one of the most brutal winters on record.

Blogging Etiquette: Does it Matter if There are Typos?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Tags: typos professional assistant errors blogging etiquette Administrative Assistant

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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

Laughing all the Way to Work

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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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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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Question and Answer with Joan Burge

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Admin Assistant Training Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Difficult People Etiquette Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving Professional Image Self Development Time Management Uncategorized Workplace Tools #careeradvice 12 Days of Christmas administrative assistant adminskills assistant books for assistants career portfolio etiquette executive assistant free webinar gift giving Joan Burge negative coworkers professional development professional goals Q&A tips for assistants

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Emotional Intelligence for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Etiquette Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving Self DevelopmentI have grown to love speaking on and teaching assistants about emotional intelligence. This definitely is a skill every assistant needs to know. This is a skill you can use every single day! In our World Class Assistant course, we cover this topic and participants work on real work world case studies. They are scenarios that assistants can relate to.

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

Small Business CEO

Even though your own every day business environment may be laid back, you still need to make sure you use professional business email etiquette. 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! Sometimes when working from home or any casual environment, it can be hard to switch on your professional self.

The Perfect Gift for Everyone in Your Office

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Career Management Etiquette Trending #careeradvice admin etiquette executive assistant gifting at the office gifts for co-workers holiday party office celebration office christmas party office gifts perfect gift presents at the office professionalismHappy cheerful colleagues celebrating christmas party in office smiling giving presents.

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‘Tis the Season to Advance Your Career

Office Dynamics

Career Management Etiquette Motivators Workplace Tools Self Development Professional Image Assistant Training Admin Tips workplace career etiquette advance your career holidays tips for advancing your career during the holidays office parties annual check-upCan you feel the excitement of the holiday season? Did you know the holidays can be the perfect time to advance your career?

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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? Positive feedback, that is. It’s amazing how few people know how to handle positive feedback. Actually, it’s as much of an art as handling criticism. And, how you handle it will determine how much more of it you receive.

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

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Ask An Admin Career Management Etiquette Travel Work-Life BalanceThis is a special Ask an Admin because it is time sensitive and we are helping a new executive assistant in Europe! So, administrative professionals from around the world, let’s try to help! Katrien, from Belgium says: I will start a new challenge as a Executive Assistant and I am very much looking forward to that. In February all colleagues (also the new ones) are invited at a company event in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Creativity Difficult People Etiquette Executive And Assistant Partnership Free Webianrs Interpersonal Skills Leadership Mgr/Asst Team Motivators Networking Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Professional Image Self Development Teamwork Time ManagementWelcome to April. Wow, where is the time going?

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