Office Etiquette

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5 Ways to Get People to Follow Up
Email

5 Ways to Get People to Follow Up

Don't take it personally when you don't hear back, but don't stop trying to get in touch.
Jacqueline Whitmore
7 Types of Jerks Found in Every Office
Office Politics

7 Types of Jerks Found in Every Office

Everybody is aggravating to somebody some of the time. A jerk is aggravating to everybody all the time.
John Boitnott
8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment
Etiquette

8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment

Everyone wants praise but nice people often are often inadvertently rude when they receive it.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Sophistication of Office Amenities
Office Space

The Sophistication of Office Amenities

Office amenities are shifting from a focus on whimsy to a focus on meaning.
Ryan Mullenix
7 Ways Workers Can Have an Open-Door Policy Without Going Crazy
open office

7 Ways Workers Can Have an Open-Door Policy Without Going Crazy

Collaboration is the essence of teamwork, but interruptions are the bane of anyone trying to concentrate. There is a way to make this work.
John Boitnott
From Judgy Co-Workers to Office Romances, Here's How to Deal With 20 Tricky Work Situations
Office Culture

From Judgy Co-Workers to Office Romances, Here's How to Deal With 20 Tricky Work Situations

Stay above the fray of work conflicts with these strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Forget the 'Open Workspace.' Say Hello to the 'Balanced Workspace.'
Workspaces

Forget the 'Open Workspace.' Say Hello to the 'Balanced Workspace.'

Open offices have attracted a bad rap, but they're not a lost cause.
David Adams
Ever Get a 'Please Do This, ASAP!' Email Commandment at 4:50 p.m.? Not Cool.
Entrepreneur Network

Ever Get a 'Please Do This, ASAP!' Email Commandment at 4:50 p.m.? Not Cool.

John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly explains how to not let yourself get 'ASAP'd' by bosses, co-workers or clients.
Erin Schultz
This Is What Happens When You Give Up Your Office
Company Culture

This Is What Happens When You Give Up Your Office

Employers who dispense with private offices can understand what it's actually like to work for the company day in and day out.
Matt Straz
9 Rules of Open-Office Etiquette
Office Etiquette

9 Rules of Open-Office Etiquette

When the rules of open-office etiquette are observed, camaraderie, communication and collaboration will ensue.
Jacqueline Whitmore
9 Things That Will Kill Your Career
Mistakes

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career

Even good, hard-working people destroy their careers with these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
Travis Bradberry
3 Reasons Stereotypical Millennials Are Idiots
Millennials

3 Reasons Stereotypical Millennials Are Idiots

Is this generation really as bad as the media makes them out to be? For sure, and not really.
Jason Fell
Good Manners Are a Career and Business Necessity
manners

Good Manners Are a Career and Business Necessity

One rude person can upset the ambience of the entire office, disrupting teamwork and alienating customers.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Why Get Dressed Up For Work When You Could Wear Bammies, 'Business Jammies'?
Fashion

Why Get Dressed Up For Work When You Could Wear Bammies, 'Business Jammies'?

'Get Comfy. Like a Boss.' Or like look lazy, like a sloth?
Kim Lachance Shandrow