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Posted June 03, 2013 by

6 Ways NOT to Dress for a Summer Job Interview

Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver

Young people make delightful employees. They’re full of energy, fresh ideas, and they’re generally positive and enthusiastic. But sometimes they don’t have a clear idea about office etiquette and what managers expect in the way of attire and presentation.

To put it bluntly, they walk into summer job interviews wearing “fashion don’ts” that could actually undermine their chances of landing a job.

Don’t let this happen to you! Here are a few tips on how NOT to dress for that summer job interview. (more…)

Posted November 14, 2012 by

Office Gift-Giving Tips and Etiquette

Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver

The holidays are approaching and you’ve noticed that your cubicle neighbor has a little box with a bow on it. It’s making you sweat. What if it’s for you? You didn’t get her anything! But what if it isn’t for you? Should you still get her something? How much should you spend? (more…)

Posted November 21, 2011 by

Survey Highlights the Importance of Office Etiquette; Wackiest Workplace Blunders Revealed

How you treat your co-workers may help you move up the corporate ladder.

It still pays to play nice at work, a new Robert Half survey confirms.  Nearly half (48 percent) of workers interviewed said being courteous to others can help an employee rise through the ranks. Another 41 percent said etiquette plays at least some role in career advancement.

Workers were asked, “In your opinion, to what extent does being courteous to coworkers positively impact a person’s career prospects?” Their responses: (more…)