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The 5 Rules of Holiday Office Etiquette

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

In a 2015 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), only 65 percent of respondents said they planned to hold an end-of-the-year gathering for their employees, down from 72 percent in 2012. Does this mean that Ebenezer Scrooge is bringing back the humbug in 2016? Maybe, but that doesn’t mean the holiday party is the ghost of Christmas past quite yet. Although the traditional office celebration might not be as popular as it once was, more than likely the holidays will be celebrated or recognized one way or another at your office.  Read more

12.6.2016

Speak to All Generations

Guest Blogger - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Each generation assumes their children will have the same values and desires—even though the world changes every day. Because people are living longer and leading more productive lives, we are in a unique situation where, for the first time in history, there are four distinct generations working together under the same global roof—at the same time.  Read more

Speak to All Generations
POSTED BY: Guest Blogger
11.15.2016

“When You’re Finished Changing, You’re Finished”: How to reinvent your professional career at the Protocol School of Washington

PSOW Staff - Thursday, August 11, 2016

As one of the most multifaceted figures in American history, Benjamin Franklin was someone who truly embraced change, particularly in the incredibly diverse professional and personal pursuits of his life. Here was a man whose resume would include such diverse positions as politician, inventor, scientist, musician, entrepreneur and author among his many credits. As Franklin himself said, “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.”   Read more

8.11.2016

Modern Etiquette: Keeping things light for the holidays

PSOW Staff - Monday, November 16, 2015

According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 86 percent of adult Americans said they planned to gather with family and friends during the holidays, and the same number say they planned to buy gifts for friends and family.  Read more

11.16.2015

Modern Etiquette: Outclassing the competition

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Employers plan to hire 8.3 percent more new college graduates from the Class of 2015 for their U.S. operations than they did from the Class of 2014, according to a recent jobs outlook report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.  Read more

4.14.2015