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.
A lunch invitation from an executive can be nerve-wracking, but it’s also a great opportunity to connect with and impress someone who could have a major effect on your career. Some tips from self-improvement guru Molly Ford:
Aging is a fact of life, but these days you can find plenty of ways to conceal its harsher effects on our appearance. Should you take advantage of these techniques?
Great administrators are known as those who do their best, work at the top of their game and who work like they are in a profession of choice. One of the strongest ways to send that message is when you choose to become certified.
It’s hard to move up in your career if you never speak up at work, writes executive coach Joel Garfinkle, who offers three steps to help reluctant workers find their voice.
Add "investing" to your list of skills ... Keep personal and professional online networks separate ... Try hosting your next party at the gym ... Get ready to say "yes" to napping on the job.
Management may sound like a great gig, but it’s not all fun and games. If you’ve been offered a promotion or are considering seeking one, you should take a serious look at the difficult aspects of being the boss before you make any moves.
When we get stressed, we often get caught up in details or situations that we can’t control. Stay focused on the big picture, and take action where you can.
Most of us can only dream of having one of these great titles on our business cards: Bed Rubber, Mother Repairer, Chick Sexer, Debubblizer, Director of First Impressions.
Helen Cunningham and Brenda Greene are the authors of The Business Style Handbook: An A-to-Z Guide for Effective Writing on the Job, recently published in an updated second edition. We contacted them to get their best advice for administrative professionals who want to improve their workplace writing skills.
Plenty of people find themselves wondering if they’re using commas correctly, or worse, unknowingly using them incorrectly. No need to fear, though. “Grammar Girl” Mignon Fogarty has some grammar reminders to help you become more comma-savvy.