Halloween Office Party Etiquette

October 19, 2017  |   Blogs,Business Etiquette,Image Management   |     |   0 Comment

Halloween Office Party Etiquette Halloween is just around the corner! No doubt, many of you will be taking part in Halloween festivities at your office with your colleagues.  Here are some etiquette tips to ensure your office party Halloween celebration stays fun without any spooky consequences! 1. Participate.  So dressing up for Halloween at your office many not be your thing. However, would you rather stand out for having a costume that rocks, or stand out because you are the only one without a costume? Take part in the festivities by wearing a costume and demonstrating that you are a team player. 2.  Halloween Dress-Up for Success.  On that note, make sure you choose an office appropriate costume. Much like "dressing for success" by the clothes you choose to wear during your regular office days, your choice of costume can have an effect on your professional image and career aspirations. Do not draw negative attention to yourself by wearing a costume that could be deemed in poor taste. Nothing too provocative, tight, short or revealing, or too political. If in doubt, play it safe, and err on the side of being more conservative with your costume choice. 3. Stay ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

October 03, 2017  |   Advice for Students,Blogs,Business Etiquette   |     |   0 Comment

Happy Thanksgiving! "Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings."  William Arthur Ward We each play a part in making our lives and the lives of others better.  Consideration, civility, kindness and respect should be at the forefront of how we act and treat others. When we show up as our best selves; when we live our best lives; when we treat others the way we want to be treated - we can make a positive difference. This weekend we celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving.  It is the time of year that reminds us to slow down and take stock of our good fortune, successes, and all for which we are grateful; to make a focused effort to live each and every day with gratitude and appreciation; and to give back to those who have made our lives all the better. Gratitude is about giving thanks, for acknowledging all that you have, all that you feel, and all that you love - both personally and professionally. What are you grateful for? To whom, or what, do you need to give thanks? Make a list.  Reach out to those who have ...

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