Much of our work has shifted into virtual spaces, and many may rely on email even more than previously. Try these tips to improve your email communications.
Posts Tagged: etiquette
Five tips to sending good emails in the workplace.
What do email addresses like “Pookie Bear,” “Hot Mama,” ” Macho Man,” Twilighter,” and “Sexy Stud” have in common. They could all hold up your advancement or even stop you from being hired. Unprofessional e-mail addresses can hurt your chances just as much as unprofessional e-mails. It is important to set something up that saysRead… Read more »
Approrpriate Use of Communication Mediums at Work Information Greatly Appreciated I have created a chart on the appropriate use of communication mediums in the workplace for my next book Workplace Savvy. Need to validate the information I have already collected. Questions What work situations are appropriate for the use of the following mediums? What doRead… Read more »
Heather Krasna is the author of Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service, and the Director of Career Services at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. Job interview questions can be boiled down into three big categories: 1. Can you do the job? That is, doRead… Read more »
The Top Ten Topics You MIght NOT Want to Share with All Your Coworkers from Lady Dianne 1. Off color or racially charged jokes and comments (includes gay, lesbian, religious, ethnic, disability or blonde jokes) 2. Wild weekends or hangovers 3. Politics or religion 4. Intimate details of life (includes relationships) 5. Personal problems andRead… Read more »
I said, “Thank you” to a server. Response, “No problem.” Full stop, system crash, Reboot. By the time I got back up, she was gone. No further communication. Not much tip, either. When someone takes the time and effort to thank you, if you can’t acknowledge their effort, you are training them not to thankRead… Read more »
Lady Di speaks up!!! In an earlier blog I discussed the three B’s of dress at work. I stated that organizations did not want employees exposing the three Bs (boobs, belly and butt) at work. While there is no Federal dress code, there are some definite no-nos. Today, I am adding the fourth B whichRead… Read more »
I am quoting Rebecca Justice, an expert on virtual teams who presents a real scenario to illuminate that question. You can find it on her Leading Virtually blog, at http://www.leadingvirtually.com/?p=188. Anyone have a different answer?
I heard about some spam or self-promotion going on in GovLoop migrating into Linked In and it flashed back to the high school cliques. Could there be a SN storm? Too much spread too thin to think about? New tributaries, groups, fora, discussion boards and threads ramp across our many communities and blogs. Do weRead… Read more »