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posted Dec 05, 2016 in Etiquette & Manners / Networking / by Joanne Blake / 0 comments

Office Party Etiquette Tips - What not to do at the office Christmas party

Office party- HELP!

Office Party Etiquette Tips - What not to do at the office Christmas partyIt is that time of year again.

With the Christmas season upon us, CBC Edmonton AM radio show called me for some help and advice on how to avoid embarrassment at these unavoidable gatherings.

Here are some helpful tips and a link to the full article in CBC News entitled - Common sense is not always that common: What not to do at the office Christmas party

Business first, party second 

Getting tipsy with your boss and colleagues is filled with pitfalls. It's...

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posted Apr 25, 2016 in Etiquette & Manners / Networking / by Joanne Blake / 4 comments

How’s your eye contact? Do you come across as rude?

How's your eye contact? Do you come across as rude?

What to do about no eye contact

Ever feel like the invisible man or invisible woman?

At a recent Canadian engineering conference, participants were asked to share a frustrating situation in communicating across the generations and discuss ways to bridge the gap.

Don’t dis me

One engineer who happened to be from the boomer generation shared how lack of eye contact and lack of acknowledgment drives him nuts. He often has to submit plans to the city and he feels that their front desk...

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