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Modern Etiquette: Conducting Business Virtually (COVID-19)

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, April 8, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the ways in which we all live and work. In-person office meetings have been replaced with videoconferencing platforms such as Zoom, Skype, Webex, Microsoft Teams, and Google Hangouts to keep business and communications flowing. So whether you're hosting a virtual meeting -- or taking online courses to enhance your skills -- you need to be prepared and mindful to be viewed (and seen) as a professional.  Read more

4.8.2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 2020: Tips and Alternatives to Shaking Hands

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Screen Shot 2020 04 14 At 12.18.51 PM Coronavirus 2020: Tips and Alternatives to Shaking Hands Pamela Eyring, president of The Protocol School of Washington, provides some simple tips and alternatives to shaking hands in this short “how-to” video.  Read more

3.11.2020

Texting Etiquette: What to say and how to say it (as briefly as possible)

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Image Texting 350X234 When it comes to the modern world of communication, there’s nothing as easy, direct and quick as sending a text. In fact, texting has become the preferred mode of communication for many people, with recent statistics showing that 80% of the total population of North America texts on a regular basis. That’s 292 million people sending messages, emoji’s and memes every single minute of the day. Just because everyone is doing it, does not mean they are doing it well. To help you become a better texter in both your personal and professional lives, follow these tips to help you enhance your text etiquette.  Read more

1.15.2020

A Professional Appearance Never Goes Out of Style

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Professional Attire 350X234 No matter what year it is, most people still agree that appearance does matter—especially when it comes to perceptions about professionalism.  Read more

12.4.2019

The International Nuances of Handshaking

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Handshake Asian Arab 350X234 Because there are subtle—and not-so-subtle differences in handshakes, it’s important to know what’s acceptable and not acceptable in foreign countries as well as knowing other traditional greetings in places you may be visiting or doing business.  Read more

11.12.2019
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