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.

Executive recruiters are great sources of scuttlebutt.
Many bigwigs prefer pros who can balance their work and personal lives.
A short fuse can kill a career.
When you’re in a new situation, force yourself to enjoy it—even if you secretly yearn for a safer, easier past.
When colleagues and staff ask you for favors, you may dread saying no.
Plan to end around lunch time, and take everyone out.
Advice for handling uncomfortable scenarios involving confrontation in the workplace
An interview with Caroline Dorsa, treasurer or pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co.
Don’t daydream in a meeting or you may miss vital information.
Watch your diction and inflection.