As Aine Cain states in her recent article, 22 Business-Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know, having an understanding of etiquette rules is essential if one chooses to put their “best foot forward,” so to speak…
Aine’s list is taken from a book entitled, The Essentials of Business Etiquette, by Barbara Pachter. In her book, Barbara writes about specific things that business professionals must know in order to conduct themselves appropriately in professional, yet social settings.
After reviewing Cain’s article, here are seven things that stuck out to us at Purpose Unlimited:
Stand when you’re being introduced to someone
Always initiate the handshake if you’re the higher-ranking person or host
Only say ‘Thank You’ once or twice during the conversation
Send separate thank-you notes to everyone involved