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Add etiquette to employee expectations, please

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in Business Etiquette,Centerpiece,Workplace Communication

business etiquetteThe rush of the modern—business-casual dress codes, virtual job interviews, using text messages to confirm business appointments—is turning corporate training departments into charm schools. More organizations are sending employees to business etiquette classes (or hiring personal coaches) to put some polish on everything from business correspondence and conversational skills to personal hygiene.

At stake: Professionalism and credibility. Enrollment is booming at business etiquette schools.

The reason, agree workplace coaches and Emily Post types: So many people rely on text messages, email and Face­­book to communicate with each other that they haven’t developed the skills necessary to conduct face-to-face business, get along with colleagues or im­­press the boss or a board member.

“The good news is that these skills can be taught,” says management coach and trainer JoAnn Corley. “It’s mostly a matter of teaching employees ...(register to read more)

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Marc Powell May 22, 2012 at 5:39 am

Some sound advice here.

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