The Employment Expert blog

6 Unspoken Rules About Professional Email Etiquette

on Dec 23, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Writing Professionalism Workplace Etiquette Email
Even with text, phone call, and video chat options, email still dominates online communication. Americans on average spent over 5 hours checking their email this year, and that number may increase with the rising popularity of remote work. With email being the top workplace communication method, it’s important to keep your writing professional. While there isn’t a rulebook governing professional email etiquette, these unspoken guidelines can make or break the next email you send.
Read More

Watch What You Post: Keeping Your Social Media Profiles Private and Appropriate

on Dec 9, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Social Media privacy Job Search Professionalism
Social media has become one of the most common ways to communicate with others in the 21st century. 15 years ago, only 8% of Americans reported using any form of social media. Now, over 70% of Americans use social media to engage with others and consume content. While social media is a great way to stay connected with others, it could cost you a job offer if you aren’t using it carefully. Kim has experienced this during her recent job search.
Read More

Use These 5 Tips When Choosing Your Next Interview Outfit

on Oct 14, 2021 9:45:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Preparedness Professionalism Interview Interview Outfit Interview Attire
Congratulations, you landed the interview! Now it’s time to think about one of the most important steps in creating a lasting first impression: Dressing for success. After all, 71% of employers wouldn’t hire someone who doesn’t follow the appropriate dress code. This statistic may seem frightening but choosing your interview outfit doesn’t have to be. Keep these 5 tips in mind when choosing what to wear at your next interview.
Read More

5 Body Language Mistakes and How to Correct Them

on Jul 1, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Workplace Soft Skills Professionalism Body Language Workplace Etiquette
When you think about communication in the workplace, what comes to mind? You may think about weekly meetings, emails, or speaking with your coworkers. While these are correct, there’s more to communication than our words.
Read More

How to Have a Great First Day of Work

on Feb 20, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | new hires Professionalism First Day
Within seven seconds, people form an impression of who you are. According to research conducted by Princeton, people decide on your trustworthiness in a tenth of a second. These snap judgments stick with you and your reputation will be established.
Read More

Polish Your Business Communication Skills

on Jan 9, 2020 10:44:09 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | communication Professionalism
Have you ever had a misunderstanding with someone, either in person or through a written conversation? Good communication is the sharing of clear information between two or more parties where it is received as intended. But in any conversation, there are plenty of ways to get off track and be misunderstood. So how does this affect a business?
Read More

Mastering Professionalism in the Workplace

on Dec 19, 2019 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Employees Professionalism
Professionalism is the way an individual conducts themselves at work. Your attitude, words, and actions together present a picture of you. And if you think no one will notice whether you act professionally or not, think again. No matter what your job is—from waitress to lawyer and everything between—professionalism is a sign of an employee who cares. Your customers, clients, boss, and coworkers will recognize you as knowledgeable and hardworking. It also shows that you respect others and are responsible.
Read More

Subscribe to the Employment Expert blog!

Recent Posts


see all