5 tips on business trip etiquette

  • December 12, 2013

The way you look and act while on a business trip reflects back on your employer. Avoid making a bad impression on your next work trip. Follow these five tips for...

Who should pick up the tab? 6 tips

  • October 28, 2013

Have you ever been in the awkward position of eating out for business and wondered who should pay? Invisor Consulting Managing Partner Steve Tobak offers six guidelines.

3 steps to surviving lunch with an executive

  • June 11, 2013

A lunch invitation from an executive can be nerve-wracking, but it’s also a great opportunity to connect with and impress someone who could have a major effect on...

Should you attend after-hours functions?

  • November 26, 2012

At many organizations, it’s common practice to celebrate co-workers’ achievements with a drink after work or to band together for volunteer projects. But...

Music in the workplace can disrupt harmony

  • November 21, 2012

If you allow employees to listen to music in the workplace, be aware of the legal and practical consequences, lest you start hearing the not-so-sweet sounds of...

Workplace dating policies: Employer’s guide

  • October 07, 2012

Office romances can not only have an adverse effect on workplace productivity, but can engender claims of favoritism, sexual harassment and retaliation. So employers...

Is it time to ban swearing in the workplace?

  • July 20, 2011

The recession has ratcheted up America’s stress level, and employers are seeing the results spill out in their workplaces. Swearing is the most obvious example....

Snoopy co-workers and other busybodies

  • September 17, 2010

Frustrated with her snooping co-workers, one anonymous admin wrote on the Admin Pro Forum: “I work with a group of people who always want to know what I’m...