Etiquette Tip: Showcase Your Best Face

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Whether you are a college student about to be launched into the working world or someone launched long ago, consider your LinkedIn photo.

Social networking site LinkedIn connects people in business. Some people rack up 500+ connections and forget about it. Stay active on LinkedIn with current contacts and find new ones.
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Etiquette Tip: Asking for a coffee interview

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The Holidays are a great time for informational interviews. Here is the challenging part: you have to ask for them.

If you meet someone at a party or event, don’t be afraid to ask. “Your career (or company) sounds very interesting. Do you have time this week to grab a cup of coffee and tell me more about what you do?”

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Etiquette Tip: Settling the spaghetti spoon issue

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Spaghetti on fork with meatballs and tomato sauceNormally, you would stay away from spaghetti in a business meal and opt for something less messy — a smaller noodle like macaroni or penne. But sometimes, a little spaghetti into our business or social lives must fall. That said, we are finally going to settle this spaghetti and spoon thing once and for all. The etiquette authorities are divided, so I will quote them directly: Continue reading