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.
Praise her sincerely for some aspect of her work that usually gets overlooked.
If you’re trying to communicate how much progress your company has made in achieving key goals, frame your remarks using the “then and now” technique.
Some career advisers recommend that you try to model yourself after your organization’s star performer.
Even if you think getting calls from executive search consultants is a nuisance, don’t dismiss them as pests.
Approach your job like you’re the CEO.
While the quality of your work product clearly plays a role in your
career advancement, there’s another, less obvious element to consider:
When choosing color combinations for your next brochure or flier, choose black type on a yellow background.
Even if you’re not a professional trainer, you may have to stand in
front of a group of employees on occasion and teach them a new skill.
When you meet an influential figure who can boost your career, send a handwritten letter on personal stationery.
Never quit your job until you hold in your hand an official, written confirmation of a new job offer.