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...

Is ‘Dear’ in the salutation passé?

  • May 05, 2010

Has e-mail become so ubiquitous that it has changed the way we craft business correspondence? That’s what admins recently debated on our Admin Pro Forum. Some...

5 ways to create a grateful workplace

  • March 08, 2010

Liz Jazwiec, author of Eat That Cookie!: Make Workplace Positivity Pay Off, is a big believer in workplace gratitude. Not just the kind that passes from boss to...

Co-worker wasting all day on Facebook?

  • February 04, 2010

An administrative assistant recently posted this dilemma on our Admin Pro Forum: “I know my office co-worker chats on Facebook most of the day ... and now I have...

The business lunch: 5 etiquette rules

  • September 27, 2009

Whether you're dining with peers at a convention or meeting with a vendor, lunch etiquette can keep you from marring your image with a faux pas. Here are five etiquette...

Wash Your Hands Of Employee Hygiene Issues

  • June 22, 2009

A manager complains to you about an employee's bad body odor. Another wants to know what you're going to do about an employee who wipes his nose on his sleeve instead...

Cubicle etiquette: Don’t be a prairie dog

  • June 09, 2009

If you've noticed a lack of "cubicle etiquette" around the office lately, distribute the following "good neighbor" checklist to your co-workers. Example: Don't be an...