Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? If you work in a cubicle, here are some guidelines to follow for good cubicle etiquette: You see the person you wish to talk to on the phone. In the mean time Im going to discretely tape up a copy of your etiquette rules somewhere public.

A Telephone Etiquette Test

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap A Telephone Etiquette Test Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Sent from my Android phone Comment by VTR1000 Lady on May 29, 2010 @ 4:02 am Trackbacks Leave a comment Subscribe to blog posts by Email The Essential Motivation Handbook The Zen Habits Handbook for Life! Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.


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E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

Email is no longer just for personal use, with all our accepted short forms: LOL, U, GB and a co-worker's favourite, OMG! With the increasing use of email as the first choice for business correspondence it opens a whole new world of dos and don'ts for the assistant.Here are Some Good-Sense Email Etiquette Tips: Email Salutations: Although email is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting.

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Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity

Stephanie LH Calahan

Work With Stephanie « 5 Easy Ways Kick-Start Your Daily Personal Productivity | Main | Grow Your Productivity by Hours a Day » Your Etiquette Practice Could be Killing Your Productivity Today I received a really nice note from one of my contacts, Amy Humphreys, at Illinois State University.    Last month I presented and emceed at a College of Business event on business etiquette.  E - Email and set up another appointment?

Proper Business Dining Etiquette

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, June 17, 2010 Proper Business Dining Etiquette I have been to lunches and dinners where people inadvertently take the wrong glass, use the wrong utensil with the meal, or display improper dining etiquette, such as starting to eat before everyone is served or talking with their mouth full.

Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Prioritize I n my last job, I had my own office. We strive for an “open door” policy, but of course, there are times when the managers hold meetings or make phone calls and have their door closed. Just remember, if your company has an “open door” policy, please adhere to it.

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Answering Reader Mail: Being Terminated (Social Etiquette Part 2)

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Hello Readers - 8 months ago, a reader asked me a question about fraternization and social etiquette at work. I was so excited to see your email and as I read it, I thought it would eventually end on a high note. However, to shed some light on culture and the business world for any readers who are young, new to EA work, or going through the same thing, I want to address your email in its entirety.

The E-tiquette of E-mail

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here are Some Good-Sense E-mail Etiquette Tips E-mail Salutations: Although e-mail is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting. Watson Associates gives the following e-mail tips for Email Salutations in her e-bulletin Business Writing Updates: “There are several options for starting an e-mail in North America as our business culture is not as formal as other areas.

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We Know We're Rude With Our Phones -- But We Don't Do Anything About It

On The Job

A recent survey finds respondents say that it's proper etiquette to put your phone away in meetings but 53% of them keep it out. Many people will claim that they need their phone in the bathroom so they don't miss important calls or texts or emails (really??), Others will say they'd go insane if they couldn't play Candy Crush on their phones during boring presentations or they need to keep up with emails because meetings are such a drain on their day.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Spirit Airlines' customer.

Service Untitled

Their low prices lead the industry, but their policies toward the public most likely defies any basic rules of customer service no less customer satisfaction. Competitor airlines mostly sit back and watch the torrents of criticism before changing their own policies so as to hopefully retain their loyal customers. Spirit CLAIMED that they’d sent us an email, but there were other angry passengers in the same situation, and they hadn’t received emails either.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Create a vision for excellent.

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Create a vision for excellent customer service Cheryl October 26, 2010 Customer Satisfaction , Customer Service , Employees , Little Things, Big Differences 2 Comments Every call, email, chat, or visit to a company’s website is a unique experience for an organization to differentiate itself from their competition. Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience.

Administrative/Clerical: Staying Healthy Around Sick Coworkers

Office Dynamics

If a coworker is coughing or sneezing, communicate via email or telephone so you don''t have to come into close contact with the person. You should also ask if you can create an office policy to address flu season etiquette. Administrative professionals have a lot of personal contact with their coworkers, which can be a good thing or a bad thing. It''s a great opportunity to develop good relationships, but it can make life difficult during flu season.

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5 Tips on How to Run a Writing Group

Daily Writing Tips

Model proactive and up-front critiquing etiquette. Some people might be ready to email a writing sample a week ahead of time to give others a chance to read and critique before the next meeting. Hand the writer an annotated hard copy or return by email, with inserted notes, the file they sent you.). Establish and review your membership policies. You’ve got your writing group up and running. All the hard work’s over, right? Wrong.

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Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween

Professional Assistant Blog

Luckily, in my office, we dress in casual clothes all of the time and we do have a corporate policy of being able to dress up in a costume for this event. Check with your Human Resources Department or manager to see if this falls into your corporate policy. Home About Me Advertise Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 31, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity H appy Halloween everyone!

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The E-tiquette of E-mail

Professional Assistant Blog

Here are Some Good-Sense E-mail Etiquette Tips E-mail Salutations: Although e-mail is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting. Your company may have a policy on how they want you to address people in external business e-mail. Your company may have a strict policy on what they want you to include in the signature line and what it should look like, but generally you would include your name, title, company name and address, telephone and fax number.

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Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

Professional Assistant Blog

You can purge the files as needed, depending on your companys situation and/or policy. Posted on 9 April, 2010 11:49 PM Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

Professional Assistant Blog

The reason I use the latter method is because our company policy is that we cant download any software that IT doesnt approve. Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? What would happen if your company gets audited or your manager asks you for an e-mail from a few years ago?

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Internal customer service counts too

Service Untitled

Have meetings, informal chats, luncheons, and/or emails to keep everyone in touch. For example, in Florida insurance companies were no longer writing flood insurance policies. photo credit: Stipo team Possibly Related Posts: Promoting a small business through excellent customer service Karen has a new online business selling custom dog collars, Those emails count in customer service Emails can be an important part of business.

Be a Dog: Be Here.Now.

The Marq

Aside from business and human etiquette of paying attention to the person you’re with, this is a complete waste of time. Think about the number of meetings you had to extend, or the clarifications via email, documents, and phone calls that followed every interaction that was interrupted. If I have to take a notebook computer, I use it for whatever purpose I need it, insuring my email client is turned off, and then shut it off when I’m done.

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When you suspect a co-worker has a substance abuse problem.

Laughing all the Way to Work

it requires a firm culture that discusses recovery openly and strongly support it -both in action and written policy. and hopefully, they have supportive procedures and policies in place to help them." Dates (Writing out dates) Diagnosis or Diagnoses Dictionaries Due to Electronic dictionaries Email Salutations Exclamation marks versus question marks Expressing Currencies Expressing Time Fewer vs. Less Further vs Farther Grammar or Style Hope: the Word??

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Why You Shouldn't Stick to Your Niche

Men With Pens

Email the owners and offer to guest post or to do an interview. Or maybe he knows someone who would…&# and then I’d email you and ask about options and you’d say, “Hey, I know someone&# and I’d be all happy and go over there and then three people are thrilled and I have a new roof and… YEAH! Octopus etiquette, indeed. I have five different blogs, along with five different handles/names/emails etc.

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Bioteams Part 1: The Team Leadership Zone


Transparency and clearly agreed policies are the foundations for all this to happen. Everything stops while somebody does not reply or somebody is away from his or her screen or someone’s email gets bounced.

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