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.

When your company’s president gets a media interview, keep your wisecracks to yourself.
Even though I’m in the technology business, my success is built on one simple thing: communicating.
If you’re in a rut, resist the urge to confront your boss and say, “I’m not challenged. I need to learn and grow in this job.”
Most CEOs will readily admit a big mistake they made early in their careers—and what they learned.

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.
If you participate in an industry trade group or professional association, grab the most exposure.
To gain a reputation as an attentive manager, insert at least one probe into every important conversation with an employee.
Efficient managers never lose track of time.
Say, “I’d like to find out why you handle this differently from the way your colleagues do it.”
To propose the most compelling time- or cost-saving ideas, first analyze them like a CEO.