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Manners & Etiquette

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

There is a renewed focus on manners and etiquette.  Or, so it appears.  The marketplace is filled with branded advice: “Manners” by Kate Spade, “Table Manners for Teenagers” by Tiffany’s, “Essential Manners for Couples” by Peter Post, great-grandson of Emily Post!  A recent Google search for “etiquette consultant” also yielded a whopping 807,000 results.  Not to mention the hundreds of magazines telling us how to dress, where to vacation, what to eat, how to decorate our homes – all to prevent the many socially inexcusable faux-pas we so easily commit.  Terrific, the world is about to be a better place!

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Bad Tech Etiquette To Avoid at Work

Angie Reed
May 29, 2012

Technology has simplified communications for most businesses, but the increased use of conference calls, video conferencing, and instant messaging has created a new list of off-putting behaviors that could land your business in an awkward situation. Here is a list of some pet peeves and how to avoid them.

Keep Ex-Employees Brand Loyal

James Kelly
Mar 30, 2010

In the recent film Up in the Air, George Clooney plays a human resources consultant who prides himself on his ability to humanely deliver the difficult news that an employee has been let go. He sees his job simply: do his very best to turn a negative situation into something, anything more positive. The film reinforces a lesson that many of us have learned in 2009 about the connection between human resources and brand management. The manner in which companies part ways with their employees has a potent and lasting effect on the former employee, employees who remain, and the brand.


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