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.

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?

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.

5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

On The Job

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

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.

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.

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.

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.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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?

Business Etiquette - Webinar

Office Dynamics

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.

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.

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

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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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

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

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

Need to Say No in Writing? Here's How--and Why

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email Etiquette How to Write Do you know how to say no? Are you comfortable writing a message that says no to someone's request? Or do you ignore requests hoping they will go away? Read this post to learn the easy way to say no--and.

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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

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!

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!

Business Writing: Email Etiquette and Whitelisting

Business Writing

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.

"I Hope You're Well" as an Email Opener

Business Writing

In case you are unable to access The New York Times online, here are two opening exchanges from the piece: Hi, Robin, Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteOn Saturday The New York Times ran a humorous column "I Hope You're Well," by Kerry Elson.

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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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Tags: typos professional assistant errors blogging etiquette Administrative Assistant

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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.

A Guide to Gender-Neutral Language

Business Writing

Best Picks Books Etiquette Teaching Business WritingIt's LGBTQ Pride month and a good time to start using gender-neutral language if you haven't started already. That's words such as people, folks, everyone, they, them, and their, which do not indicate gender.

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Use a Thank-You Note to Fix Interview Blunders

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Etiquette Writing TipsAt job interviews it's easy to stumble over at least one question, especially if it's unexpected. Interview blunders can cause you to dread following up on your application. But don't lose heart! A thank-you note can remedy the situation.

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Does "Ladies" Belong in a Salutation?

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email EtiquetteRob wrote: I thought you might be a helpful sounding board from something I'm experiencing at work. Recently, one of our female executive leaders has been using the word Ladies as a salutation in her emails that include men in.

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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?

How to Write for Senior Executives

Business Writing

Etiquette Global Communication Teaching Business WritingWhen you and I don’t work efficiently, we may waste time, money, supplies, and opportunities. But imagine the waste involved when the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and other executives at “C-level” work inefficiently.

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How to Write the Interview Thank-You Note

Business Writing

Courteous Writing Email Etiquette Teaching Business WritingMy daughter's friends in college are interviewing for internships and permanent positions. Days after their interviews some of them ask, "Should I have sent a thank-you?" To them I say, Yes!

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"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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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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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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Personal, Tangible Greetings: Why and When to Send Them

Business Writing

The Case for Tangible Messages Thousands of unread messages fill my email inbox, Courteous Writing EtiquetteWhen is the last time you sent a card or note to a business associate? If it's that long, read on for a nudge and some inspiration.

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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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Simple, No-Cost Gifts to Give

Business Writing

Courteous Writing EtiquetteIn many parts of the world, December is a month of giving gifts. On the job, you can give simple gifts this month and every day of the year with very little effort and no cost. Like the smile that.

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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.