A polite way to exit meetings early

  • March 12, 2018

While you should do your best to avoid leaving a meeting early, sometimes you just can help it, when higher-priority commitments overlap with the meeting time. If you...

Calling a time-out on the real March Madness

  • March 12, 2018

Working professionals surveyed for a recent OfficeTeam poll said they spend an average of 25.5 minutes per day on sports-related activities in the office during the...

Pass along flu prevention tips to employees

  • January 22, 2018

This year’s flu season is suddenly shaping up to be worse than public health officials expected. To keep your employees healthy and keep your business running smoothly...

Social media etiquette 101

  • April 01, 2017

With as much as we use social media for both personal and professional reasons, it’s smart to revisit some etiquette rules.

Put a stop to interrupters

  • February 24, 2017

Numerous studies tell us that men are more likely to interrupt women than vice versa, and they interrupt women more than they do other men.

Dealing with profanity in the office

  • August 25, 2016

While some employees don’t mind, others find it offensive. Readers, etiquette experts and human resource consultants offer their views.

Prevent temperature conflicts

  • June 13, 2016

Surprisingly, one of the biggest battles you’ll face in the workplace involves disagreements over room temperature.

The power of a handwritten note

  • April 12, 2016

In the business world, sending messages through Twitter, texting, Facebook or email is certainly easier than writing a handwritten note. But what is often missing in...

Business etiquette rules for the workplace

  • February 12, 2016

Proper workplace etiquette can smooth out your day-to-day ex­­peri­­ence and give your reputation a boost. Jacquelyn Smith, writing for Business ...

When a co-worker has been humiliated

  • November 09, 2015

When someone experiences a mortifying moment that you either directly or indirectly witness, it can make future encounters with the person awkward. Here's how to move...