Is workplace etiquette dead? Not at all. It doesn't matter who you are or where you work, everyone is still expected to understand the essentials of business professionalism and basic workplace etiquette.
Yet, senior leaders across the globe are now complaining that many employees haven't got a clue. One leader lamented, "These employees are smart, have great technical skills, and would otherwise have super-bright futures—but how can I risk promoting someone who doesn't understand how to behave with tact and finesse in the workplace?"
Many employees, managers say, cross the line of what's considered professional because they don't know what's acceptable, or what's not. The lines are blurry and vary from workplace to workplace, so how do you know what's appropriate?
Register online for Business Professionalism and Workplace Etiquette, a one-day workshop being offered by Learning and Development on Monday, July 23.