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4 Cross-Cultural Tips for a Successful Office Halloween

By |2018-10-18T16:55:40-05:00October 17th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Business Etiquette, celebrations, Culture, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, U.S. Holidays, United States, Workplace Etiquette|

Halloween reminds us of a cardinal rule in U.S. business - to avoid mixing work and pleasure. This is why during the holiday season, there is a need for a balance between productivity and company morale. Consider these celebratory tips to enjoy a culturally appropriate holiday with colleagues and customers.

Asking for Job References: Modern Manners Q&A for Millennials

By |2018-10-11T14:54:22-05:00May 23rd, 2018|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Millennials|

It’s that time of year when reference requests quadruple. As an employment attorney, business etiquette expert and avid blogger, young readers often solicit advice about how to ask for professional references when they don’t have a tremendous amount of experience. We offer our responses to common questions from curious job seekers as a [...]

Successful Business in Botswana: Bridging the Culture Gap

By |2018-10-11T14:54:28-05:00March 22nd, 2018|Africa, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International Travel Tips, Language and Culture, Networking|

Since gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has emerged as one of the world's fastest growing economies. It continues to gain momentum as one of the industry leaders in mining and manufacturing. Prudent management of the country’s resources, transition to a democratic political system, and good governance have contributed to Botswana’s sustained 5% growth per annum [...]

Asking for References: 10 Tips for Young Professionals

By |2018-10-11T14:54:44-05:00August 8th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Millennials, Modern Manners, Office Culture, Relationship Building, TX Business Etiquette, University Students, Workplace Etiquette|

Whether you’re applying for your first internship or asking a professor to vouch for your research skills, these 10 tips will help you overcome the challenge of a sparse resume and obtain the references you need.

How to Internationalize Your Resume

By |2018-10-11T14:54:49-05:00June 8th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, International Protocol, Interview Etiquette, Office Culture|

Developing a resume that showcases your international savvy and cross-cultural expertise will set you apart as a dynamic candidate qualified to work with diverse clientele.

How to Internationalize your Cover Letter

By |2018-10-11T14:54:49-05:00June 7th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, global competency, International Protocol, Interview Etiquette, Office Culture|

Wherever you may apply, keep these tips in mind when writing an internationally-bound cover letter.

Flexible Work Arrangements: Tips for Mastering the Telecommute

By |2018-10-11T14:54:49-05:00June 6th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Lifestyle, Networking, Office Culture, Travel, Workplace Etiquette|

For those whose commitments don’t allow working a traditional 9 to 5, here are five tips for mastering the telecommute and being present from a distance.

8 Top Tips on How to Ask for a Raise

By |2018-10-11T14:54:54-05:00April 20th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Social Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

Tips on how ask for that raise, negotiate to get what you're worth and earn more money.

The Job Interview Trend You Need to Know About: How to Answer Behavioral Questions

By |2018-10-11T14:54:54-05:00April 17th, 2017|Career Tips, Interview Etiquette, Millennials, Office Culture|

Demonstrate to potential employers that you came prepared, by reflecting on your past experiences and using these guidelines to respond to behavioral questions successfully.

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