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.

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To ensure that you don’t hog a conversation, limit yourself to three sentences before you stop to ask a question or pause to let the other person jump in
When you make a mistake on a high-visibility project, take responsibility.

Answer the question

by on September 1, 1997 10:30am
in Workplace Communication

One of the most common and easily preventable causes of communication breakdown is when individuals fail to address someone’s question.
Some managers have trouble expressing exactly what they want their team to do.
Introduce your next presentation with flair.
You’ve heard all the standard ways to network, such as chatting up strangers at a trade show and setting up informational interviews with potential employers.
Before a job interview, ask the interviewer to send you the job description ahead of time.
Spend a few hours in an entirely different part of your business.
Public relations usually applies to companies looking for good publicity. But you can borrow the same techniques to increase your visibility at work and trumpet your success.

One-year review

by on August 1, 1997 12:30pm
in Workplace Communication

Wondering whether to change jobs?
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