Workplace Communication

In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?

We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.

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Personal assistants help ensure suc­­cess­­ful executives stay on top of their work, writes Suzanne Locke for The National. Helen Clarke, personal assistant to Richard Branson (the founder of Virgin Group), knows just how much is expected in the job.
In response to the recent spike in high-profile mass shootings and ­suicide terrorist attacks, more em­­ploy­­ers are training their workers how to respond to a shooter in the ­workplace.
Do you want to drive your manager crazy—and kill your chances of landing a great new project or promotion this year? Then utter these sentences.
Whether you ventured to Times Square on New Year’s Eve, or stayed home to watch the rockin’ 2016 event on your big screen, you may have noticed the sea of top hats with the slogan “Judgement Free New Year’s Eve.”
Getting to work on time isn’t always easy. You never know what will get in the way of your morning routine.

If you’ve worked at the same job for several years, chances are you’ve fallen into a routine that could hurt your initiative, writes The Muse’s Katie Douthwaite Wolf. Here are four signs you could be hurting your career

Conference calls can be productive or a chore. Here are some tips to making your calls pain free from U.S. News & World Report’s careers editor, Laura McMullen.
Many people dislike networking be­­cause they misunderstand what it takes to be successful at it, writes Josh Mait for Inc. Here are seven networking myths that you can ignore. 
It’s important to stand up for yourself and let others know what you’ve accomplished. Instead of fading into the background in a large company, make your contributions stand out, says Katarina Milovanovic from Lifehack. Here are four ways you can get recognized for your hard work:
Workplace politics are inevitable, so it’s essential you find a way to deal with it professionally, according to Uloop.