Society as a whole has evolved so much that the dating rules that were set in stone a mere generation ago don’t apply anymore.
Heck, what was deemed acceptable 5 years ago is no longer practiced today.
Even if you think you have office politics down pat, it can never hurt to brush up on your workplace etiquette—especially now, when jobs are still scarce.
Below are our top 10 rules for professionals, accompanied by real-life examples of coworkers behaving badly.
"Many men and women, especially women, do not speak loudly enough.
And speaking softly is a subtle nonverbal action that can affect your professionalism," says Pachter.
So what's appropriate when it comes to sharing information in your online dating profile and via social media?
If everyone doesn't know one another in the meeting room, you need to make introductions. Lesser Importance." This is part of being prepared, but you should have a good, strong agenda so that you can stay on track.
"She'd make a big show of hauling a massive pile of work with her," says Jeanine, "only to haul it back untouched the next day.
Her inability to do a full day's work slowed down our entire department." Rule #3: Respect a closed door.
Before becoming Facebook friends, you should have a conversation about your relationship and about whether it's okay to friend each other."If you feel too awkward to talk about it, that's not a good sign," Post said.
Once you're dating, wait until a little bit into the relationship to friend each other on Facebook, and even longer to friend each others' friends. If you're going to put up any type of photo that implies you're in a relationship, you have to be 100 percent sure you're in a relationship.