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Workplace Etiquette

Workplace etiquette may vary from workplace to workplace, however, there are some common elements that form a code of conduct no matter the environment. This code ensures that co-workers are treated courteously and with respect. Join this interactive workshop and learn the basic elements of workplace etiquette, including how to dress for success.

Who should attend?

  • All are welcome!
  • People entering the workforce
  • People seeking to improve etiquette awareness

Learning Objectives

  • Identify elements of workplace etiquette
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Dress for success

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Workplace etiquette
  • Dress for success
  • Attendance and punctuality
  • Ethics and values
  • Summary

Delivery Options

This workshop can be delivered virtually or in-person. It makes a great learning workshop for an organization’s professional development day, conference, or team-building event. It can be customized to meet your needs.

Duration: 3 hours

View the Events Calendar for dates. Don’t see a date scheduled? Get in touch with Carole at carole.spicer@nf.sympatico.ca to schedule your workshop.

Taken from Small Business.Chron.com:

Business Etiquette Significance

In business, the relationships you build are critical. Establishing good rapport is significant if you want to progress your professional future, take on new clients, impress your boss or close that final sale. The way to build positive relationships in the business world is by exercising good etiquette, specifically by exhibiting top-notch communication skills. If others are speaking, give them your full attention and make eye contact to let them know you are engaged in the conversation. This is known as active listening. When it is your turn to speak, be clear and concise, and avoid jargon that your audience would not understand. Add a smile and a handshake so others find you pleasant to work with.

Effects of Good Etiquette

Good business etiquette is the recipe for advancing your career. In the business world, people with good etiquette are rewarded for their professional and polite skills. For example, an employee who arrives at a meeting on time (or early) and is ready to take notes has a better chance of impressing his supervisor than the employee who shows up to the meeting late, and forgets to bring a pen. Those who exemplify good business etiquette are proving that they respect their position, job, coworkers and take their performance seriously. As such, these individuals win promotions and get ahead in their careers.

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