Category Archives: New to the Workplace

Travel Tips: What not to wear

tank topBeing comfortable is important when traveling. I there such a things as taking it too far?

But I'm not. Unless you're going to be locked up in your car alone or with your family members who love and accept you no matter what, please...
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Tips By and For Millennials

Rosalinda_Randall_Etiquette_Coach_s46 Ways Millennials Can Break Stereotypes at Work

My guest, Amanda Suazo (@suazgirl) and I met on Twitter. Proving that business connections do happen on social media.
Before we get to Amanda's tips, I have found millennials to be frank, which is a benefit, you know where...
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Asking Personal Questions At Work

iStock_000023671474XSmallShould there be boundaries between coworkers?

Generally speaking, women, more so than men, tend to connect by sharing info about their personal life.  For example; you both have teens ready to go away to college; boom, instant connection (in most cases). What about...
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Poised for Success by Jacqueline Whitmore

Jacqueline Whitmore, CSP & Etiquette Expert10 Ways To Be Poised For Success.

I am honored to have Jacqueline Whitmore as my guest blogger this week.  She is an inspiration to me and many others.  Please be sure to check out her books and her newsletter.  And...
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Regrettable Tattoos

Regrettable Tattoos

First impressions.

The tattoo has become almost mainstream, and has no age barrier. For those of you who are over 30 years old and have tattoos, do you still like the one you selected when you were 19?   So,...
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Smelly Food At Work

Smelly Food At Work

Reheating food at work etiquette

Bad smells trigger bad moods, according to Pamela Dalton, an olfactory researcher at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philly.  She goes on to say, "Smelling others' lunches in the office can make people feel as it they have lost "control...
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Hosiery in the Workplace

Hosiery in the Workplace

Hosiery is like make-up for your legs.

Q:  Is wearing hosiery outdated?   A:   Depending on how conservative or industry you're in, wearing hosiery can provide a finished, polished look. There are regional considerations as well.  Southern California is known to...
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Male Female After Work Relationships

Male Female After Work Relationships

After work relationships can be fun and tricky. Even more so when you are the only female/male in the group.

Going out for coffee or a drink after work with your co-workers can be relaxing--it is also an opportunity to get to know each other away from the office.  Depending...
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Awkward Bathroom Conversations

Awkward Bathroom Conversations

Tips on how to stop awkward bathroom conversations.

Q:  When using the restroom, there are people who without apprehension, continue the conversation while in the stall; I find it awkward to carry on a conversation while conducting my "business."   What can I do to stop...

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