Wednesday, 13 October 2010
301 Smart Answers to Tough Business, a new book by Vicky Oliver
301 Smart Answers to Tough Business,
a new book by Vicky Oliver, a career consultant, offers tips on everything from cubicle conduct to e-mail etiquete.
Read the book review on forbes.com:
The New Rules Of Business Etiquette
Respect your colleagues' cubicle boundaries, and do not e-mail at midnight.
A couple of months ago, I was coming from a midday yoga class at the office gym when I ran into my new top boss at the elevator. "How are things?" he asked. Fresh from blissing out in corpse pose, I blurted, "It's August. I'm having trouble focusing."
"I never have that problem," he shot back, frowning. Argh, I said to myself. Couldn't I have said something better than that?
Office etiquette can be tricky in these days of in-house exercising, informal digital communication and open-plan workspaces. For help on figuring out how to behave properly, a new book by Vicky Oliver, a career consultant, offers tips on everything from cubicle conduct to e-mail etiquette. 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions also covers 21st-century table manners (they're not that different from in the olden days) and what to do when seated between two bores at a business dinner (divide your time between them).
Read this article @ forbes.com