What is "Office Etiquette?"Merriam-Webster Dictionary● The conduct or procedurerequired by good breeding orprescribed by authority to beobserved in social or official life
Why is Office Etiquette Important?According to "301 Smart Answers to Tough BusinessEtiquette Questions" most workers get a B-minus when itcomes to practicing good workplace behavior. -Vicky OliverOffice Etiquette is about getting along with other people ina work environmentBy learning just a few basics we can distinguish ourselves atwork and position ourselves for more responsibility withclients. -Vicky Oliver
Examples of Office EtiquetteThere are examples provided of what is OfficeEtiquette but are not limited to:● Be Punctual● How to Prepare Your Wardrobe for the Office● Giving Your Full Attention● Respect in the Office Space
Be PunctualComing to work on time is important and youare setting an example of your characterIt is a form of respect from you and will bereciprocated from your co-workers
How To Prepare Your Wardrobe ForThe OfficeThe boss is always a good guide to follow whenpreparing your wardrobe for the workplaceYour objective should be to project aprofessional, business-like image
Giving Your Full AttentionNot giving your full attention while in the officesetting can be perceived as being rude anddisrespectful to your supervisor(s) and co-workers.
Respect in the Office SpaceSome office settings are not secluded, so having respect for your co-workers isimportant when practicing office etiquette.Being respectful to your co-workers personal space and belongings can go along way in the office. Saying "please" and "thank you" when borrowing objectsfrom co-workers is a sign of respect and keeps the mood pleasant in theworkplace.
Respect in the Office SpaceGossip should not be a topic of conversation
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