Zoom favorite things

In the business world, etiquette for virtual meetings matters. It’s just as important as the etiquette you show at a face-to-face meeting in the company conference room. But, no one has thought too much about etiquette for virtual meetings until recently. In this unprecedented time (Coronavirus world), companies around the globe now use—more than ever—virtual… Read More


business etiquette after Covid-19

What does business etiquette after Covid-19 look like? As Americans start to return to the workplace, will some of the former business etiquette rules and protocols be the same? When it comes to business etiquette in a still-lingering Covid-19 pandemic world, the new “rules for engagement” are still evolving. In this Talk Radio 1170, show… Read More


professionalism while working remotely

Good communication with coworkers is normally a part of good business etiquette in offices everywhere. But, around the world, a significant number of professionals have been forced to work from home because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. So, the question is…How do you maintain professionalism with coworkers while working remotely? Even though working from home… Read More


etiquette do's and don'ts men in office

Etiquette do’s and don’ts for men in the office can sometimes be confusing, especially for new hires. And, the confusion especially refers to how to engage appropriately with women in an office environment. In this post, I share some specific business etiquette do’s and don’ts for men in the office. This awareness can prevent unintentional… Read More


business card etiquette

Business card etiquette is part of your professional image package. How your card looks, and how you give and receive business cards gives an impression of you. You’ve likely attended an event and there’s someone there who thinks it’s a contest to see how many cards he or she can give. Likely, there is no… Read More


National Business Etiquette Week is June 2-8, 2019. It’s a week to recognize the need for proper business etiquette to compete successfully in the growing global marketplace. Every employee, no matter what position they hold, is an “ambassador” for their company or organization. In every business setting, employees are being observed and making an impression… Read More


Elevator etiquette in office buildings, at the airport, and in high-rise apartment buildings is essential to show courtesy to others. These seven practical tips clarify some of the most frequently asked elevator etiquette questions I get: Those waiting to get on should stand aside, not in front of the elevator door, until those exiting pass… Read More


6 Tips Office Holiday Party | Party Etiquette | Etiquette & Protocol Training

Be Savvy, Not Sorry at your Holiday Party ‘Tis the season for the office holiday party. It’s a great place to have fun with coworkers and mingle with the higher ups. But,  etiquette and professionalism still matter at the office holiday party. After all, it’s still a work event. And you’re being observed by coworkers,… Read More


Office Holiday Party | Etiquette Tips | Manners Matter | Rachel Wagner

Handling food and drink at the office Christmas or holiday party can be a tricky affair.  It’s still a work event. Manners matter. You want to convey professionalism and a sense of responsibility when imbibing to not undermine your professional image.… Read More


workplace attire

What you wear once you get the job may depend on the industry, the specific job requirements and even the region of the country—but what you wear for the interview is fairly universal.  So, for a professional image, dust off your navy suit. These guidelines will help give you a leg up on the competition.… Read More