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.

An interview with Dee Hock, founder and CEO emeritus of Visa International, now a $1.25 trillion global business
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Small Talk

by on March 1, 2000 8:30pm
in Workplace Communication

Try to engage in harmless office small talk.
If seeking a promotion, don't imply that you would hate one of your new duties.
It can be tricky asking a friend to help get you an interview.