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Tammy West is the 2017 Winner of our National Business Etiquette Week Contest

PSOW Staff - Friday, June 30, 2017

With her entertaining video entry featuring toxic—and nontoxic—rules of office behavior, Alabama’s Tammy West is the 2017 winner of our National Business Etiquette Week Contest. As a business manager and designer with a busy southeastern design firm, Tammy certainly knows a thing or two about making proper presentations and building good interoffice relationships in your professional life. Her experience at several Fortune 500 companies and years in executive management has also taught her how to use good business etiquette to make a more productive and happy workplace. Learn more about Tammy in our blog below and read her advice on how to tame toxic behaviors in today’s workplace.   Read more

6.30.2017

Essential questions for every job interview

PSOW Staff - Monday, June 26, 2017

First, let's start with what NOT to ask in a job interview. THE biggest faux pas one can make is asking: "What does your company do?" If you've not done your homework and researched the company, you don't deserve a seat at the table.  Read more

6.26.2017

Champion of Civility: Jacqueline Viteri

Guest Blogger - Monday, June 12, 2017

This is how all started… Since I was a teenager I have attended several Etiquette Schools with the best professors in my country, Dominican Republic. I must say that even though it was my mom’s idea to learn “how to be a lady”, I’ve always been very concerned about good behavior. Later, my professional path went from the Advertising, Journalism, and the Communication world.   Read more

Champion of Civility: Jacqueline Viteri
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6.12.2017

How to be “Champions of Civility” - some practical notes

Sarah Putlock - Monday, June 12, 2017

While the points below might sound like tips or just ways to mitigate or eradicate the toxic environment at a workplace, they are rather real-time examples that I have practiced witnessed.   Read more

6.12.2017

Four Self-Regulation Skills All Professionals Should Own

Guest Blogger - Monday, June 12, 2017

For most professionals, every day can’t be a great day. Stuff happens – like being inundated with interruptions when you’re on a tight deadline. Or, you’re due for a pay increase but it ain’t happening. Or you’re stuck in traffic and going to be late for that important client meeting. Or you and your co-worker are not seeing eye to eye on a project. We’ve all been there when emotions are running high. It’s how we handle ourselves that indicate our self-regulation strength during challenging times.   Read more

6.12.2017