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.

Job hunting

by on August 1, 2000 12:00pm
in Workplace Communication

You’re in a rut. No. 1 on your to-do list? Stop talking about your rut and do something.
Most of your employees are sources of pride and satisfaction— but then there are the prickly, inflexible people who sap your energy. Here’s how to take out the burrs.
Most employees see through a boss who communicates like an actor playing a role. If you seem canned, you’ll lose chances to build rapport and credibility
The aftermath of a bad interview
What to say to "I told you so"
When praise is not working for you
If a staffer makes a thoughtless or offensive remark—and you can tell he regrets it—don’t rush to lecture him.
You need to sell ideas to your employees, such as why they must adhere to corporate policies.
When you’re asked to “report back,” deliver a tidy, easy-to-follow summary.

Milk job fairs

by on July 1, 2000 10:30pm
in Workplace Communication

To get the most out of a career fair, don’t toss the preregistration materials.