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Hosting the Business Dinner: Understanding Seating Strategies and other Tips for a Successful Event

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Image Restaurant Setting 350X234 In planning the perfect business dinner, most guests know that it’s not just important to have a seat at the table—it’s also about where you are seated at that table. Proper placement of guests is a vital component of any dinner event, especially when it has to do with a formal business occasion. When devising a seating chart, a host must take many things into consideration, including the position of honor, where to place international guests and details such as place cards and proper greetings. Knowing these finer points will help guests feel respected and held in high esteem and the host will be remembered for executing a most successful event.  Read more

11.6.2019

Let’s Stop That! 7 Annoying Habits and Behaviors We Could All Lose

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Image Stretching Gum 350X234 Remember the last time you were talking on your phone at the dinner table—ignoring your guests—your elbows were firmly placed right beside your plate, and you laughed so hard your gum fell out of your mouth? Well, we have three words for you: LET’S STOP THAT! In our never-ending quest to spread the word on social etiquette and eradicate bad manners from our world, we have some gentle reminders on seven offensive behaviors that we all might want to erase from our lives.  Read more

10.1.2019

How to be the Perfect Thanksgiving Guest

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Did you know the first Thanksgiving was held nearly 400 years ago in 1621? It was a big party too…lasting 3 days with more than 150 guests made up of Pilgrims and members of the Wampanoag tribe. No matter the length of your meal, here are some basic rules of etiquette to help make sure you’re the perfect guest.  Read more

10.31.2018

Meet Maryanne Parker, "PSOW Walk of Fame" STAR

Guest Blogger - Tuesday, June 5, 2018

In honor of National Business Etiquette Week (NBEW) June 3-9, 2018, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide a better understanding of our graduates and the amazing things they are doing! Maryanne Parker is a 2017 graduate of PSOW, Here's what she had to tell us!  Read more

6.5.2018

The Principles of Professionalism: Ensuring Students Make the Grade in the Real World

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Understanding the fundamentals of business protocol and professional etiquette are more important than ever in our ever-changing multicultural workforce. But there are nuances and subtle shifts in professional behavior that will make your graduates stand out from the competition.  Read more

5.8.2018
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