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Business Etiquette: Business Correspondence, snail mail, business correspondence
snail mail, business correspondence, document copy: Tim, For future reference; you keep original and send copy of signed document to other party. You can purchase an ink stamp with the word COPY and can stamp the document COPY to indicate it as such for the other party. Thank you for your question. ...

Business Etiquette: Correct way to list degrees?, speech language pathology, clinical competency
speech language pathology, clinical competency, master of science: Pat, It is not required to list your degrees at the end of your name unless it is a professional degree such MD. Ph.D., CPA, etc. or accredited degree for a specific industry. Your name with contact detail would be sufficient. Let me know if you are still...

Business Etiquette: Follow up after sending resume, job search, internshsip
job search, internshsip: Jenn, You may connect with the contact utilized for your resume submission. It is appropriate to indicate receipt of document and to express interest, and to discover if other opportunities are available. This should be done preferrably by phone, it avoids...

Business Etiquette: Initials for various degrees, degrees listings
degrees listings: Dear Teddy: Thank you for your question. The rule is that you list the credential that is relevant to your current work. You don t use Dr. on a business card, only M.D. or D.O. or PhD. Redundancy is not allowed. If you have more than one degree that applies...

Business Etiquette: What is the proper way to turn down a job offer?, voice mail, anne taylor
voice mail, anne taylor, job offer: Ideally, this matter should have been addressed in a more timely manner, as they are expecting you tomorrow morning. However, you can leave a message apologizing for any inconvenience and indicating that you have decided to move in a different direction....

Business Etiquette: Designations on business cards, professional degrees, certifications
professional degrees, certifications, initials: Dear Shannon: Designations and degrees give a lot of people trouble. Since the designation is part of the person s identity, there is no comma after the name. It doesn t matter if you put commas between the designations or not. It should look like this:...

Business Etiquette: Letterhead Etiquette, letterhead, business etiquette
letterhead, business etiquette, writing: Dear Mr. Doyon: If the letterhead contains the names of firm members, then the answer to your question is no. It is considered normal business practice that everyone listed is acting on behalf of the firm and doesn t need approval or to inform the others...

Business Etiquette: Nursing Jacket, staff nurse, labcoat
staff nurse, labcoat, thread color: Dear Kay: I suggest you embroider RN with your title under your name as you suggest with the hospital name and department on the other side. Your name and title should be on your right side, the proper place for your name. Use a thread color that is not...

Business Etiquette: Proper way to pay the bill in a business invitation, business appointment, location restaurant
business appointment, location restaurant, secretary assistant: Dear Maria: Great question! When you arrive at the restaurant a few minutes earlier than your guests, tell the manager/Matre d that you don t want the bill to come to the table. Give him your credit card to run through and hold at his desk until after the...

Business Etiquette: Resume Envelopes, anne taylor, blank sheet
anne taylor, blank sheet, cover letter: Sherri, I would not be concerned that you can read the cover letter through the envelope, the cover letter and resume should be face up when the envelope is opened, therefore it should not bleed through the front of envelope because the backside of resume...

Business Etiquette: Acronym Etiquette Part II, undergraduate degrees, acronym
undergraduate degrees, acronym, doctorate: Dear Tony: No, you would add the Ed.D to the list. Nothing has to drop off. Undergraduate degrees are not listed but your Master s degrees and Doctorate can be listed. You can certainly drop off the list any degrees that are not relevant to the work that...

Business Etiquette: A better position offer but I turned it down, now I want it, spring semester schedule, entry level position
spring semester schedule, entry level position, anne taylor: Courtney, Approach the individual that offered you the position and explain that upon further review of your schedule and personal situation you have determined that you would be thrilled to accept the offer if at all possible. Keep in mind, for every...

Business Etiquette: Listing degrees on letterhead, dear marilyn, livlihood
dear marilyn, livlihood, bachelor degrees: Dear Marilyn: You are right. If they are retired, their graduate education still stands as part of who they are. Whether they are listed are really a choice of the person. If I were setting up the letterhead, I would ask each retired member whether they...

Business Etiquette: Elected Official Protocol, order of precendence, introducing high ranking guests at a function
order of precendence, introducing high ranking guests at a function, cynthia lett: Dear Ann: Based upon the list of officials that you mention they would be listed based upon their position on the order of precedence. You would list them as: Current Senator Former Governor (still addressed Governor) the first one Current City Mayor...

Business Etiquette: Interview Attire and Etiquette, interview, attire
interview, attire: Calab: Thank you for your questions. If the position is not in management, then a nice pair of slacks with a shirt and with or without a tie is perfect. No khakis, but a nice dark slack, neatly pressed. A solid colored, long sleeve shirt is perfect....

Business Etiquette: Introduction, robert hickey, john ashcroft
robert hickey, john ashcroft, director of fbi: Dear Nancy, Thanks for this good follow up question. The short answer is yes; however, in certain instances, such as senators and congressmen, where there are multiple office holders at any given point in time, the title generally remains for life. I recommend...

Business Etiquette: Potential Employers, interview, resume
interview, resume, telephone: Christopher: Sending blind resumes is a dead end street. Companies are overwhelmed with attempting to fill open positions thus hardly ever keep on hand resumes for possible future openings. I suggest you use social networks such as Linked In to network...

Business Etiquette: Shoe Etiquette and Appearance, shoes, home visits
shoes, home visits, guests: Dear thoughtful shoe wearer: Yes, please wear socks or bring a pair along when asked to remove your shoes. Some home owners provide slippers, however if this is not the case in the home you are visiting, slipping on a pair of socks or already having them...

Business Etiquette: Title or no title?, using honorifics, informality in business
using honorifics, informality in business, using first names: Dear Ms. Lutz: The proper way to address someone, no matter what their title, is by using the appropriate honorific until they tell you otherwise. If they call you Susan, then you may ask if you may call them Joe. If they say, Yes, of course, I wish you...

Business Etiquette: Employee hospitalization, open heart surgery, anne taylor
open heart surgery, anne taylor, proper etiquette: A card with a plant would be appropriate to know that this employee is being thought of is always welcomed. If your husband wanted to represent the department/company, I am sure the hospitalized employee would be appreciative that those they work with are...

Business Etiquette: Invitations, accurate mailing, dangerous ground
accurate mailing, dangerous ground, personal nature: Dear Val, Thanks for asking this good question. You are on dangerous ground here. I advise that you reconsider the arrangements. Either everyone can bring a guest and the invitation is worded accordingly or you must do the legwork and figure out specifically...

Business Etiquette: Do we introduce a past governor and US Congressman at a fund-raising gala?, cynthia lett, profit agency
cynthia lett, profit agency, candace: Dear Candace: I would ask the guest whether he would like to be recognized before you do so. If he says yes, you address him as Governor and introduce him as former Governor of whatever state and Representative of whatever district of whatever state. ...

Business Etiquette: Spouse traveling with husband on business trip, china, travel
china, travel: Linda: You have a wonderful experience ahead of you. China is a fabulous country with amazing people. I suggest you check out the web site: http://www.chinatoday.com/travel/traveltips.htm . This will assist you with your various questions. Happy...

Business Etiquette: Spouse traveling with husband on business trip, Doing business in China, spouse traveling to China
Doing business in China, spouse traveling to China, cynthia lett: Dear Linda: There is a lot to learn about dealing with the Chinese culture as a westerner. When you greet your husband s hosts, you bow first and then put out your hand for a handshake. The handshake will be either firm and pumping or lighter. It depends...

Business Etiquette: Unwanted Facebook contact, Facebook friends at work, LinkedIn
Facebook friends at work, LinkedIn, cynthia lett: Dear Natalie: What a great question! Thank you. My suggestion is to unfriend everyone at the office (actually everyone with whom your relationship is business related versus personal) explaining that you prefer to interact online with professional contacts...

Business Etiquette: How to address an individual in the body of an letter to multiple people, cynthia lett
cynthia lett: Dear Bean: To address only two of a group of recipients of the same letter, in the body you could write: In consideration of (this blank subject), I ask Mr. Jones (this question). Additionally, in consideration of (this blank subject), I ask Mrs. Johnson...

Business Etiquette: COOKIE EXCHANGE, cookie exchange, cynthia lett
cookie exchange, cynthia lett: Dear Ms. Pearson: If you are going to someone s house for a party and the cookie exchange is part of the party, put them in a tin and take a plate that you don t mind leaving behind. Your hostess will probably have plates that will be used but just in case...

Business Etiquette: confronting or dealing with inappropriate behavior, unvarnished truth, term evaluation
unvarnished truth, term evaluation, inappropriate behavior: Dear Michelle, Please do nothing until the end of the semester. This woman sounds a bit deranged and there is no need to jeopardize your GPA over a fight that you cannot win. Or at least not win alone. I have never known a college or university not...

Business Etiquette: Entertaining, suzanne leroy, etiquette books
suzanne leroy, etiquette books, pot luck: Dear Ms. LeRoy, Unfortunately,I was not able to find the answer to this question. I have many etiquette books from the late 19th and early 20th centuries,but none of them had this term in them. I think your guess that a cover meant a dish is correct...

Business Etiquette: Gift-giving etiquette, thank you gift
thank you gift : You are never obligated to give when you receive. You can always make a donation to a charity within their state of hometown especially if you don t know the party very well or there are several contacts within the same company. Just remember to send a thank...

Business Etiquette: Leave job with unfinished business?, family owned company, business standpoint
family owned company, business standpoint, initial career: K. First, you may want to pursue other opportunities as the cycle time in landing a new position is lengthy due to the economy. Therefore, once you begin this process you will get a better idea of the timeline that will be involved in landing a new position....

Business Etiquette: about previous answer, absolute fact, editorial commentary
absolute fact, editorial commentary, obscenities: Dear Michelle, It would be far better to go to the head of the department with your concerns. Your professor,going on what I recall of the original question,is dismissive of anyone who disagrees with her. So it is unlikely that she will take anything you...

Business Etiquette: Corporate function name badges, name badges, cocktail reception
name badges, cocktail reception, anne taylor: Carolina, Name and title would be appropriate and would allow guests to network more effectively. In addition, the titles are of distinction and should be recognized. The use of Ms. is appropriate for women if you are uncertain as to their status (married,...

Business Etiquette: Engraving protocol, monogram, engraved stationery
monogram, engraved stationery, correspondence: Dear Lee Ann: When you are engraving a monogram for someone with four names, the proper way to do this is the first initial of each name in order with the first name s initial first and the last name initial last. In the case of your example the proper way...

Business Etiquette: Promotion Announcement, letter to customers, assuming a leadership role
letter to customers, assuming a leadership role, cynthia lett: Dear Brian: First of all, Congratulations! You are correct in wanting to send correspondence to your contact list thanking them for their loyalty in the past and your excitement for the future. This is probably more information than you can fit on a notecard...

Business Etiquette: Promotion Announcment, announcing promotions, workplace rivalry
announcing promotions, workplace rivalry, Cynthia Lett: Dear Douglas: Everyone in the corporate world is on a different path to their success. It sounds like there are a few employees who have made it to the next rung on their ladder and others who will make it there in their own time. It is proper to celebrate...

Business Etiquette: settle a dispute, honorifics, governor
honorifics, governor, titles: Dear Kay: The proper protocol is that if someone is elected to a position of leadership, they retain the honorific of The Honorable for life, even after they leave office for whatever reason. There are two elected offices in the United States that retain...

Business Etiquette: Business Open House, wine connoisseur, humorous note
wine connoisseur, humorous note, wine cellar: Dear Lois, Normally wine isn t the thing to take to the opening of a new office,but as he is a good friend and you know his tastes,go ahead. Include a humorous note about having a wine cellar on the 40th floor (or whatever fits) to diffuse any implication...

Business Etiquette: business etiquette, husband traveling for business, client invitations
husband traveling for business, client invitations, Cynthia Lett: Dear Ann: Even on out of town meeting trips, business ends when the group disbands for the evening. It would not be appropriate for your husband to accompany a single woman to an evening show by himself. If you were not going to be there, is there another...

Business Etiquette: introducing a city Mayor, forms of address, mayor
forms of address, mayor, Cynthia Lett: Dear Pam: When you make the introduction you would say, The Honorable Joe Lockwood, Mayor of Anytown . When you address him in conversation he is Mayor Lockwood or Mr. Mayor. On a place-card he would be Mayor Lockwood. In the program he would be listed...

Business Etiquette: money, anne taylor, initial costs
anne taylor, initial costs, corporations: Aretha, Typically the policy for many corporations is the first interview expense is the responsibility of the candidate (person for hire); the cost is absorbed by the company if you are of serious consideration for hire and at that point they usually will...

Business Etiquette: Nameplate, anne taylor, kiron
anne taylor, kiron, nameplate: Kiron, Upon receipt of her Ph.D; it would read Susan B. Smith, Ph.D, the remaining professional identifiers are not required because you cannot acquire a Ph.D without a B.A. and an M.A., however if you do chose to use other professional identifiers they...

Business Etiquette: RE: Email, real estate, psycho
real estate, psycho, listing agent: Dear Rebecca, Okay,let s remember who is in charge here. YOU ARE. They are employees. One is employed by you and the other is employed by the person selling the condo. Neither of them holds the power. You do. You have the money,they want the money. ...

Business Etiquette: Showing credentials in address, credentials, degrees
credentials, degrees, cynthia lett: Dear Corinne: There is no etiquette rule that states you must show your credentials except if you are a medical doctor in practice. Show the relevant ones and feel free to delete those which are not. I personally only show the two that are most relevant...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette on Benefits/ Fundraiser, etiquette standards, hospital expenses
etiquette standards, hospital expenses, none of my business: Dear Vicky: I believe that both sides are not specifically wrong by etiquette standards. However, because it was for a person for personal needs and not an organization with various needs, the nicest thing would be to say that the benefit brought in enough...

Business Etiquette: Interviewer's Manners, express personnel services, personnel assistant
express personnel services, personnel assistant, anne taylor: Jessica, It is not uncommon to experience unusual or unexplained actions on behalf of those that interview. Most interviewers are not trained on how to interview; therefore you may experience situations that are less than professional or out of the ordinary....

Business Etiquette: Open House Etiquette, door prizes, blind draw
door prizes, blind draw, slip of paper: Dear Bonnie, If the open house is from 2-4 (for instance) simply divide the time by the number of door prizes that you have. Two hours and four prizes would mean a drawing every half hour. The awarding of the prizes should be by some sort of blind draw....

Business Etiquette: Protocol regarding the use of the title Dr., forms of address, honorary degrees
forms of address, honorary degrees, cynthia lett: Dear Larry: Honorary degrees are treated the same way that earned degrees are. Honestly they are not respected as much as earned degrees unless they are given by a particularly prestigious university. However, the protocol of using the designation is the...

Business Etiquette: Using Rev. Dr. in a title, forms of address, Reverend
forms of address, Reverend, Cynthia Lett: Dear Gina: This is the proper way to address an envelope to him: The Reverend John Doe, D.D., Litt.D. (and Mrs.Doe). Doctor of Divinity and Liturgical studies is the common designation for doctorate level degrees for a Reverend. You might want to...

Business Etiquette: Appearance of name on business card, name on business card, cynthia lett
name on business card, cynthia lett: Dear Paul: If you use a derivative of your full name you need to write your full name with the derivative in parentheses. Like this: Richard (Rich) J. Smith . Your full name is your signature and your signature should be on the card that you leave which...

Business Etiquette: addressing past Presidents, addressing former presidents, cynthia lett
addressing former presidents, cynthia lett: Dear Sher: The rules of address are part of protocol. These are rules that were set originally in 1814 and again 1832 and subsequently at the Vienna World Congress. The rule is that there is only one President of a country at a time. Therefore, former...

Business Etiquette: Degree included, licensed designation on business card, degrees listed
licensed designation on business card, degrees listed, cynthia lett: Dear Mr. Sandoval: If you are a practicing Social Worker then by all means put your license on your business card. I spoke with the credentialing department at the National Association of Social Workers and they said you are appropriate putting LBSW after...

Business Etiquette: How do I decline a sales proposal politely?, anne taylor, awkward situation
anne taylor, awkward situation, future thanks: Mel, First of all, I commend you on actually declining the sales proposal as many will find ways to avoid this awkward situation. Simply indicate that although you appreciate the time and effort expended on the sales proposal that after careful review...

Business Etiquette: Letterhead for non profir org, letterhead listing of Officers, Advisors
letterhead listing of Officers, Advisors, Cynthia Lett: Dear Diane: There is a protocol for listing Advisors to the firm on letterhead. It is normally done on the opposite side of the page than the current officers of the organization. They should be listed by the dates they served with the longest ago first....

Business Etiquette: Best Buy Interview (Help!), interview, cynthia lett
interview, cynthia lett: Dear Mariah: When it comes to scheduling interviews for prospective employees, they are not continued to the third interview unless they are very interested in offering you the position. I don t know the Best Buy interview process specifically, but your...

Business Etiquette: Best Buy Interview (Help!), customer service experience, manager gm
customer service experience, manager gm, interview help: For a junior sales position with no previous sales experience youy can assume they have basically agreed to offering sth if it s already the 3rd interview. Although the next person might test some basic technical knowledge, if the GM already saw you and you...

Business Etiquette: Business Cards, business cards, job hunting
business cards, job hunting, networking: Dear Lisa: From the way you worded your question it seems that your husband is using his old business cards to find his next job. This is usually the wrong approach. He needs to make cards that have the credentials he holds that are valid for the job he...

Business Etiquette: Business Casual, business casual for women
business casual for women: Joanne, Business Casual for Women: Staple wardrobe items that can easily be mixed and matched and yet still maintain a cost conscious result. Description: Separates to include skirts, slacks, sweater sets, blouse, blazer, accessory pieces. 1 Black...

Business Etiquette: Business cards for retirees, business cards retirees, cynthia lett
business cards retirees, cynthia lett: Dear Cindy: Unfortunately it would be against the law to include a former employer s logo on your business card. It is called intellectual property theft/fraud. Your husband can put his name, contact information and current endeavor on the card. It is not...

Business Etiquette: Credentials, Masters degree credentials, licenses on business cards
Masters degree credentials, licenses on business cards, cynthia lett: Dear Heather: You can use whatever credentials you have earned that relate to the actual work you are doing. Since your are working in a state that doesn t recognize the LMHC it would be disingenuous to imply you have the credential for the state in which...

Business Etiquette: Listing Credentials, degrees designations on business card, cynthia lett
degrees designations on business card, cynthia lett: Dear Patricia: Since you have two Masters degrees which are referred to with the same acronym, I suggest that you you use explanatory language under your name with the two different courses of study. I would look like this: Patricia LastName M.Ed. Severe...

Business Etiquette: letterhead protocol, letterhead listing of Officers, Advisors
letterhead listing of Officers, Advisors, Cynthia Lett: Dear Elise: Letterhead headings (all the names you want to list) need to be balanced right and left side on the sheet. On the left side are the most important and current leaders who in your case are the President and the Board of Trustees (assuming you...

Business Etiquette: Use of letterhead, word processors, anne taylor
word processors, anne taylor, business letter: Paul, The rule still stands using the letterhead on first page for a business letter, followed by the remaining pages of document. Some companies run a line featuring company name and address along the bottom of page for those pages following the letterhead...

Business Etiquette: how to list names on letterhead, charity fundraiser, names on letterhead
charity fundraiser, names on letterhead, cynthia lett: Dear Carole: If all three of you are equal in your co-chairing of the event, then you all get equal billing. The way you have it laid out is fine. Your detractors are correct only if there is one person who is the leader and the other two are supporting...

Business Etiquette: progam listing, forms of address, cynthia lett
forms of address, cynthia lett: Dear Cheryle: The Honorable is used to describe someone in print, on an envelope and when introducing a Congressman to others. Congressman is not a title - it is a job description. You should use The Honorable John Charles Doe, Representative from the State...

Business Etiquette: Business Casual, interview, what to wear
interview, what to wear, business casual: HI Justin. I would recommend to dress as well as possible for your interview and make an impression that makes you stand out from the other people who are dressing business casual who just wore the typical chinos and polo. You are correct that you don...

Business Etiquette: contacting possible employer before they contact you, job search, job applications
job search, job applications: Alisha, Many companies have specific guidelines and protocols for outreach. Keep in mind that many organizations are receiving upwards of over a 1,000 applications for employment per posting depending on the industry and therefore they will state specifically...

Business Etiquette: Letterhead, dear teresa, list of doctors
dear teresa, list of doctors, asking this question: Dear Teresa, Thanks for asking this question. I have seen this done in a variety of ways, all of which are fine. Some do not include the retired or deceased at all. Some include them with no mention of their being retired or deceased; but my preference is...

Business Etiquette: Proper business letterheads, company letterhead, image consulting
company letterhead, image consulting, letters: Hi Robyn, Yes, having so many employees on the company letterhead is overkill. The company should have a professional letterhead that includes all of the information that does not change such as the logo, address, phone number, etc.. This should be used...

Business Etiquette: Reception and dinner invite for VIPs, food allergies, anne taylor
food allergies, anne taylor, dinner menu: April, You are not obligated to supply a dinner menu with or on the invitation; however, if it is a cash bar or open bar that may be stated. An alternative to the menu on the invitation may be to include an insert sheet the size of invitation (i.e. 4x6,...

Business Etiquette: Benefit Cause Etiquette, profit charity, benefit dinner
profit charity, benefit dinner, telephone consultation: Dear Martha, This is a very complex question and one which requires a bit of conversation. If you are serious about getting input from me, we should arrange a telephone consultation. Please email me directly at jay@etiquetteguy.com if you would like to schedule...

Business Etiquette: letterhead etiquette, paper stock, letterhead
paper stock, letterhead, constance: Dear business professional: If a sceond sheet is required, it should match the paper stock of the first page which is the letterhead. Usually when letterhead is order you can request what is called second page or second sheet. It is the same just without...

Business Etiquette: BS Interior Design, working in sales, cynthia lett, legal designation
cynthia lett, legal designation, professional designation: Dear Susanne: It is not appropriate to put a BS degree designation after your name. What would be appropriate is to put a description designation. You could put Interior Designer or something your employer could suggest as acceptable. Are you a member...

Business Etiquette: NURSING CREDENTIALS, nursing credentials in signature block, cynthia lett
nursing credentials in signature block, cynthia lett: Dear Shirley: Thank you for your question. Your boss s signature block should look like this if she earned her RN before her Master s degree: Jane Doe RN,MHA Compliance Officer Anytown, USA if she earned her RN after her Master s degree you switch...

Business Etiquette: Showing floral gifts, recognizing gifts, cynthia lett
recognizing gifts, cynthia lett: Dear Barbara: If you leave the cards with the arrangements, the givers of the flowers who will be attending will most likely look at each arrangement s card to find their own. They will then compare the grandeur of their arrangement to the size and style...

Business Etiquette: Dont you agree with me that stockboy is a liar about the lease, lease negotiation, stock boy
lease negotiation, stock boy, full disclosure: One should never assume to understand the relationship between employee and owner. Perhaps the owner prefers to give full disclosure, or management shared. Going to the source or to directly to management will assure you have the answer you are seeking...

Business Etiquette: Dont you agree with me that stockboy is a liar about the lease, long term leases, lease negotiation
long term leases, lease negotiation, stock boy: Debbie, Thank you for your feedback. The stockboy may have provided misinformation, or mentioned what he had been told, I question whether he deliberately lies or if he just wants to satisfy the customer and communicates what he knows to be true at that...

Business Etiquette: Dont you agree with me that stockboy is a liar about the lease, asking store employees questions, cynthia lett
asking store employees questions, cynthia lett: Dear Debbie: Since I don t know the stock boy you are referring to in your question I cannot say for sure whether he is sharing truths he knows or is making up stories; but I do know from over 30 years in the business world that rumors in companies are most...

Business Etiquette: Promotion, anne taylor, business etiquette
anne taylor, business etiquette, specifics: Carolyn, Every company typically has protocols regarding how promotions are managed. What level or promotion, would the celebration just be departmental or company wide? Please clarify what you mean in your second question regarding a celebration is the...

Business Etiquette: 23 yr old son wants to take business etiquette, adult population, birmingham community
adult population, birmingham community, adult class: Marsha, I can bring this up to the program committee for consideration to address the adult population to see if a spring class may be of interest. I appreciate your feedback and will certainly discuss with the committee based on your suggestion. Have...

Business Etiquette: Letterhead Etiquette, etiquette, business
etiquette, business, stationary: Dear Steve, I recommend a front page which is used as the front page no matter how many pages the document is. All of the following pages can either be blank or have the information at the bottom of the page as you suggest. I hope this helps. Regards, Ja...

Business Etiquette: Business Card Etiquette, medical certifications on business card, cynthia lett
medical certifications on business card, cynthia lett: Dear Julie: The proper way to list certifications on a business card is to list the most relevant right after the name and other also relevant acronyms after that in the order you earned them. This works if those who will be reading your business card know...

Business Etiquette: business attire, black sheath dress, corporate protocol
black sheath dress, corporate protocol, professional attire: Gi, It would depend on the weight of the sheath dress as to whether a blazer/jacket would be too bulky. There are many variations of the black sheath dress and although many have a professional tone, some can come across as too short above the knee,...

Business Etiquette: hosting a benefit fundraiser, giving yourself a benefit party, asking others for money to pay your expenses
giving yourself a benefit party, asking others for money to pay your expenses, cynthia lett: Dear Kathy: While it is never really in good taste to ask for money from others, there is an exception to the rule. I suggest that you have a friend host this benefit on behalf of your husband and another charity. If you ask for help from people you know,...

Business Etiquette: How to get re-employed from a Company, special needs children, poor economy
special needs children, poor economy, disolved: Dear Ms. Peterson, There is no harm in asking for your old job back. The worst that they can do is say no thank you . The letter should be fairly simple. You need to introduce yourself (in case there have been changes to the office staff)and let...

Business Etiquette: Is This Selfish, co-worker disagreement, co-worker conflict
co-worker disagreement, co-worker conflict: Jean, Your co-worker statement is quite general. To avoid future conflict in the place of work schedule a time to talk privately together. You want to get specific instances where only your perceived actions affected this co-worker directly. ...

Business Etiquette: Wanted: Invite to Annual Dinner, awkward position, thick skin
awkward position, thick skin, bill smith: Dear Linda, Thanks for asking this great question. First of all, you are not responsible for anyone s embarrassment other than your own. I can understand the complexity of this situation could put everyone in an awkward position. My advise is to keep everything...

Business Etiquette: Professional Signature Block, cynthia lett, signature blocks
cynthia lett, signature blocks, business ettiquette: Dear David: The nice thing about signature blocks is that they can be whatever you believe your audience needs to know and reach you. Your signature should have relevant information to the work you are doing now. Bachelor degrees are never listed. Master...

Business Etiquette: Retaining U.S. gov't cabinet titles, government titles, cynthia lett
government titles, cynthia lett: Dear K.: After the person no longer holds the position the only officials who retain their title in conversation are Senators and Governors. Under-cabinet positions are not addressed with their title even when they are active. They are addressed in conversation...

Business Etiquette: How to write a letter to re-hire?, resignation letter, personal reason
resignation letter, personal reason, employment record: Dear Christina, Please do go ahead and try to get the job back. Summarize briefly the past events (Even if you are sure they will remember you. Just in case they have forgotten details.) and then explain why everything is fine now and how you do not...

Business Etiquette: Business Letter, business letters with two recipients and one enclosure, cynthia lett
business letters with two recipients and one enclosure, cynthia lett: Dear Jennifer: I am not entirely clear about what you are asking but I will give my answer a try. When you are sending the same letter to two recipients you address the letter separately to each recipient with a cc:the other recipient after the...

Business Etiquette: Why no commas between the name and designation, cynthia lett, professional designation
cynthia lett, professional designation, commas: Dear Sekeno: The reason that there are no commas between the last name and professional designation is that the designations become part of the person s name and we don t put commas between our first,middle and last names. To be completely accurate you wouldn...

Business Etiquette: Lunch Invite to my Boss, favours, gratitude
favours, gratitude, tenure: Dear Vinitha, I hope this reply reaches you in time. It is simple enough say or write a date specific invitation. I am so appreciative of all that you have done for me in the last five years. I would like to take you out to lunch on Thursday,would...

Business Etiquette: Letterhead Protocol, cynthia lett, letterhead design
cynthia lett, letterhead design, order of precedence: Dear Laura: Separating the acting Board and the Honorary Board is correct but the nice thing about protocol is that you start with the correct way and you can modify to meet your needs as long as the basic structure isn t changed. So, feel free to keep to...

Business Etiquette: Recognizing Volunteers, recognizing volunteers with certificates, cynthia lett
recognizing volunteers with certificates, cynthia lett: Dear Danielle: How an organization recognizes their volunteer workers is entirely up to the organization. There is no wrong or right way. The only etiquette question is that everyone recognized the same way - whether it be with one certificate or multiple...

Business Etiquette: Asking for a voluntary position for research assistant, laboratory techniques, desparate
laboratory techniques, desparate, agricultural research: Dear Amar, Please forgive my tardy reply. Write a letter to the professor and tell him what interests you about the field of study and are unsure of how to get started down the career path that you wish to take. Let him know that you are available to help...

Business Etiquette: email, transit driver, new boss
transit driver, new boss, would like your opinion: Bud, You may consider owning your input, don t shy away, you could consider approaching your boss/supervisor and indicate that out of true concern for the well-being of passengers you wanted to share your feedback and you were uncomfortable and hesitant...

Business Etiquette: Order and Form of Address for Listing of Dignitaries, cynthia lett, brazilian ambassador
cynthia lett, brazilian ambassador, order of precedence: Dear Laura: You are correct: the Ambassador of Nicaragua. To the United States is not listed. I am sorry but I didn t mean to put the Representative before the Ambassador. Assuming they are a current Ambassador and current Congressman the Ambassador...

Business Etiquette: Proper Etiquette to Ask for a Job Back Post-Resignation, interviewing where you have already worked, cynthia lett
interviewing where you have already worked, cynthia lett: Dear Amber: You are very lucky that you have a history (and I am assuming a good history) with someone who is in the position to hire you. Don t worry that she doesn t remember you. The point that is important is that you remember her. I suggest you call...

Business Etiquette: Designation of master's degree, cynthia lett, email signature
cynthia lett, email signature, dual focus: Dear Brenda: The MA or MS goes after your name. You leave off what your degree focused on. That information should be a marketing line in your email signature under your name. I hope this helps. Best regards, Cynthia Lett www.thatssoannoyingbook.co...

Business Etiquette: List of Board of Directors on Non-Profit Letterhead, listing board members on letterhead, cynthia lett
listing board members on letterhead, cynthia lett: Dear Stephanie: Thanks for your questions. You are correct to list by title/position at the top of the list. For other Board members you would list them alphabetically by last name if they have served approximately the same amount of time. If your letterhead...

Business Etiquette: Follow up after second interview, following up after an interview, cynthia lett
following up after an interview, cynthia lett: Dear Alex: I understand how stressful job hunting is but patience is definitely part of it. My suggestion is that you have made enough contact and the HR officer is going to take her time no matter what you do. If I were you I would send one more email...

Business Etiquette: office lunches, office lunches, etiquett
office lunches, etiquett, anne taylor: Marge, A booth is a tough call as it is quite limiting regarding seating arrangements, however, there is really no formal business etiquett or protocol on this particular matter and should not be seen as anything other than colleagues going to lunch and...

Business Etiquette: writing a thank you letter, mourning period, loss of a child
mourning period, loss of a child, school principal: Dear Melissa, Thanks for asking this good question. Thank you notes or calls to as many people as possible is always a good idea as long as addresses or phone numbers are handy. Any thank you note needs to come from the heart and can be very short. The loss...

Business Etiquette: Business Letter Question, recognizable name, point font
recognizable name, point font, business letter: Dear Reba: I apologize for taking so long to reply to your inquiry. There is no etiquette rule that states you must list your Board of Directors and other officers on your letterhead. It would be perfectly acceptable to add them to a separate sheet of paper...

Business Etiquette: Proper Congratulations To Someone Making Substantially More Than Me, professional acquaintances, snail mail
professional acquaintances, snail mail, coffee retailer: Dear Kinda, I do apologize for not answering this question sooner, but my email has been acting up. In any event, your instincts are spot on. You have a wonderful solution to your plans. I wish you well. If you would like to delve into your shyness or networking...

Business Etiquette: signature block, signature block, corporate signature
signature block, corporate signature, state zip code: Good morning, Michele. Thank you so much for your question regarding the signature block. Your question references a paper letter with a signature block that is not signed. As you may be aware, this is standard procedure for many emails that carry a corporate...

Business Etiquette: Letterhead Arrangement, corporate letterhead
corporate letterhead: Dear Chris, Thank you for writing with your superb question. From a clarity standpoint, I would cite the name of the division first, followed by a division of company XX. But there may be a way to deliver the information even more succinctly. For example,...

Business Etiquette: Thank you for a donation made on behalf of a deceased person's estate, Thanking an estate donor for a contribution through an executor, cynthia lett
Thanking an estate donor for a contribution through an executor, cynthia lett: Dear Chelle: Congratulations! How wonderful for the library! If the library is part of your state s local government, then you will need to inform the appropriate office within the state government that they received this donation to be used on behalf of...

Business Etiquette: Chatty Co-Worker and Quiet Me, networker, co worker
networker, co worker, sincerity: Dear Mouse, Thanks for asking these good questions. 1- If you feel the chatty one is saying damaging remarks, share your opinion with her privately. If she gets it, she ll thank you. If she doesn t get it, go to your supervisor. 2- No reason to be jealous....

Business Etiquette: employee protection, new employment, corporate bank buys out local bank
new employment, corporate bank buys out local bank, employment concerns: Don, Every corporate culture is unique. Gossip and hearsay can be costly. She should sit down with new management to get a factual and clear picture of all expectations upfront and then once she has a better understanding directly from her superiors she...

Business Etiquette: name tag question, name badges, speaking engagements
name badges, speaking engagements, tag question: Barbara, Each organization may or may not have protocols for volunteers regarding such a matter. With that being said, a name badge is professional (as long as it is not handwritten, and is a real name badge which can be created and purchased online...

Business Etiquette: promotion, promotion, job
promotion, job: Nena: Don t sit around and wait for your coworker to set the agenda. Right now you re reacting to what she does, instead of taking control of what you do. State something verbal or written (not e-mail) It s important that we work well together in order...

Business Etiquette: Spouse at a Business Dinner, correct protocol, business dinner
correct protocol, business dinner, business development manager: Dear Pam. Thank you for writing to ask this question. First off, there is no need to panic. With a bit of preparation and homework, you will handle the evening with poise and confidence and have a wonderful evening. You mention that your partner is in...

Business Etiquette: Spouse at a Business Dinner, business networking, business dinner
business networking, business dinner, how to be at a business meal: Pam, Your role is to establish rapport and bonding to solidfy the business relationship that your husband has secured. Conversation topics include...travel, food, latest books or movies you have experienced, and most importantly ask questions of those...

Business Etiquette: Business Etiquette, conversational exchanges, exact language
conversational exchanges, exact language, communication breakdown: Hi, Peggy. Thank you for writing to me. I appreciate that you have been through a harrowing experience. Part of it is that it seems like there is a communication breakdown between you and the VP, which needs to be addressed. My advice would be to first,...

Business Etiquette: How to Address a Letter to a Former Mayor, Addressing a former Mayor, Cynthia Lett
Addressing a former Mayor, Cynthia Lett: Dear Niki: The Mayor of a city does not retain her title after she leaves office. However she does retain the honorific of The Honorable. When addressing the envelope you write The Honorable above and slightly to the left of Jane C. Doe. In you salutation...

Business Etiquette: business card title, ordering business cards, terrific title
ordering business cards, terrific title, style considerations: Hello, Sarah, and thank you for writing to me. You have a terrific title and if it all fits on one line on the business card, that would be my preference. Ask your boss for a copy of his or her business card and then be sure to model yours on it exactly, choosing...

Business Etiquette: Business Card Title, founder president, business card
founder president, business card, good luck: Alan, This is a great question and asked often. Just put Owner. If you put CEO or President your customer may assume that there will be others that work with/for you. For example, if a customer thinks they will speak with someone in your accounts payable...

Business Etiquette: Degrees listed after my name., listing undergraduate degrees, cynthia lett
listing undergraduate degrees, cynthia lett: Dear Dorian: It is generally not good etiquette to list your undergraduate degrees. If you have graduate degrees, you list those. They are listed in the order you received them but only if relevant to the work you are currently doing. However, you shouldn...

Business Etiquette: Introduction of former Senator, salutation, state senator
salutation, state senator, spite: Former governors continue to be The Honorable (Full Name). Once an honorable, always an honorable, more or less. But in spite of what you hear in the media, only a current governor is formally addressed in conversation or in a salutation as Governor (Name)....

Business Etiquette: Protocol regarding similar degrees, mba on business card
mba on business card: Tony, It is true that a Master s degree is an educational accomplishment that requires years of post-secondary schooling and dedication, however, Master s degrees have not traditionally been noted on business cards. I would keep this to the resume, email...

Business Etiquette: Business Cards and BA, adding undergraduate degree to business card, cynthia lett
adding undergraduate degree to business card, cynthia lett: Dear Michelle: Your assumption is correct. It is not proper to put an undergraduate degree after your name. It doesn t matter whether it has relevancy to your chosen profession. It is assumed that you have the proper baseline credentials including education...

Business Etiquette: Name lines- signature block, business cards, using military Ret. after your retirement, cynthia lett
using military Ret. after your retirement, cynthia lett: Dear Mr. Heflin: You certainly may use USAF,Ret. after your name for the rest of your life. However, if you earn any professional designations, certifications, or academic advanced degrees that are relevant to your profession or career, you would list those...

Business Etiquette: politics, Having business inventory that would turn off opposing believers, cynthia let
Having business inventory that would turn off opposing believers, cynthia let: Dear Lisa: There are two answers to your question. One is purely monetary and one is marketing. First the monetary - why would you want to eliminate 50% additional revenue potential for your bottom line? You are starting a business to hopefully make money...

Business Etiquette: politics, perspective customers, lisa lisa
perspective customers, lisa lisa, different sides: Lisa: My advise is when you start a business you need to consider what will increase profits since that is the bottom line. In this case, providing a shirt that can be sold to two different sides will allow you to market and sell in a broader range,...

Business Etiquette: politics, target audience, perspective customers
target audience, perspective customers, personal component: Lisa, This is where you need to create a business plan that outlines the pros and cons financially for your t-shirt line. If the website and brand are progressive and liberal in nature then the brand identity would reflect such and so would the goods sold....

Business Etiquette: politics, Liberals, Conservatives
Liberals, Conservatives, t-shirts: Dear Lisa, This really is not an etiquette question,but I will try to help. As I see it,each of you needs to be clear on why you are going into business. Then,taking emotion out if it,do what is best in the service of that bottom line goal. ...

Business Etiquette: Dr. to Dr. communication at office visit, calling your doctor by their first name if you are a doctor, cynthia lett
calling your doctor by their first name if you are a doctor, cynthia lett: Dear Pat: In social situations when someone is introduced to you with an honorific and then they start using your first name, they are implying a level of informality and thus you are able to match that level. However, when it comes to professionals who...

Business Etiquette: fundraiser for cancer patient (me), fundraiser for self, cynthia lett
fundraiser for self, cynthia lett: Dear Lori: Actually the best thing to do in this case is not to attend. A fundraiser for a person with the person in attendance is awkward for those who are the givers. It also puts forth a gimme indicator from the recipient (you) which is not the intention...

Business Etiquette: Political Title Etiquette, form of address for a former Senator and current President, cynthia lett
form of address for a former Senator and current President, cynthia lett: Dear Gary: In your brochure you refer to President Obama as Senator Obama since that was the title he held when he secured the funding for the project. It will also be the title he will hold when he leaves office as President. Former Presidents revert back...

Business Etiquette: Deceased partner, Listing deceased partners on letterhead, Cynthia Lett
Listing deceased partners on letterhead, Cynthia Lett: Dear Kris, I suggest either you give both gentlemen their proper titles - Founding Partners Name (dates of life/death) Name (dates of life/death) List them alphabetically to keep them equal partners. I hope this helps. All the best...

Business Etiquette: Research assistant email ettiquette, current project, future research
current project, future research, current research: Dear Sam, You have done all that you can do at this point. If she is not responding it could be that she is feeling pressure to finish up her current project and cannot take the time to consider her next move yet. I know that you want to work...

Business Etiquette: Emeritus on letterhead, deceased person on letterhead, cynthia lett
deceased person on letterhead, cynthia lett: Dear Nicole: Thank you for your question. You can t have a deceased person on letterhead - you can have a retired person but not one who no longer is living. You could, however, put a line at the bottom saying something like Founder - First Name Last...

Business Etiquette: Meetings - How to stay professional without hurt feelings?, Setting up a non profit, cynthia lett
Setting up a non profit, cynthia lett, the lett group: Dear Christina: Thank you for your question. It is indeed difficult to keep everyone happy when you start a business. You will have to get tough and set limits. Decisions that the Board are supposed to make should be done only at closed Board meetings....

Business Etiquette: How to stay professional without hurt feelings?
Good morning, Christina, and thank you for sending your question. Your nonprofit start up sounds like it s beginning to take off, generating interest in the community even before the group is official. That s great news. I am not a lawyer so can t advise...

Business Etiquette: Welcoming Local Government Officials
Trisha, You are correct. You want to closely match rank and status when possible. An elected official will always take precedence; however, match rank and status as closely as you can when matching someone from your organization and the elected official....

Business Etiquette: Taking a job offer knowing you may hop, job hopping, looking for a job
job hopping, looking for a job: Dear Larry: First of all, congratulations on your search and that it has produced options. So many people I speak with haven t had that success yet. My advice to you is both pragmatic and practical. Take the offer you have in hand, even if you think...

Business Etiquette: luncheon attire, business casual attire, dress slacks
business casual attire, dress slacks, award luncheon: Jo-Ann, If you call the local country club directly they will be happy to provide you with guidance for suitable attire. Each club has slight variations, however, I can provide you with some ideas that traditionally fit most county club standards for attire....

Business Etiquette: signing letterhead printed with board member names, organization letterhead, listing the Board of Directors on letterhead
organization letterhead, listing the Board of Directors on letterhead, cynthia lett etiquette expe: Dear Jerri: When the letterhead of an organization has the Board of Directors names listed, it is fine if the staff also use that letterhead. It is not necessary to have two sets of letterhead - one for official use with the principals listed and one with...

Business Etiquette: Celebrating a promotion, etiquette questions, business etiquette
etiquette questions, business etiquette, smart answers: Dear Pinky, Thank you for writing in with your question. It s a good one. As a general rule, I feel that the person who initiates the celebratory meal should pay. So in the case that you mentioned, it probably should have been the manager who paid the...

Business Etiquette: Listing Dignataries Co-hosting an Event, Order of Precedence
Order of Precedence: Dear Laura: I am sorry it has taken so long to get to your question. With the guests you have attending the order of precedence is this: Current Foreign Ambassador to the USA Former Foreign Ambassador to the USA Former Senator Former Lieutenant Governor...

Business Etiquette: Mixed messages, hr directors, hr team
hr directors, hr team, mood light: Bella, You may want to outreach to the original HR Director that indicated the initial opportunity. I would recommend off-site for a coffee. The approach is more for information gathering and also to get greater clarity on the opportunity that she originally...

Business Etiquette: Should I have followed up?
Dear Angie: Thank you for writing in to ask this great question. I would suggest following up with a thank you note, which will serve as a gentle reminder. Your letter should thank the parents for letting you babysit their kids and also say something...

Business Etiquette: follow up email, Thank you
Thank you: Jenny, Avoid apologizing and avoid saying you were extremly busy; everyone is busy... and it will not bode well. Just send out an email or a, preferred, handwritten note to kick off the new year with a thoughtful message and to let them know that you were...

Business Etiquette: title in business cards, business cards, titles
business cards, titles: Claudia, Senior Vice President or Vice President titles include a role/operation or business practice name, NOT just the name of the Group. Unacceptable: Senior Vice President, Industrial/Process Group Acceptable: Vice President, Operations...

Business Etiquette: Unused degree
Ed, The trade association on behalf of the paralegal industry may be the best place to outreach in your local area. They would have the contacts to guide you accordingly or could direct you to someone that would put you in touch with organizations in need...

Business Etiquette: Stacked signatures on certificate, Signatures on award, signature on certificate
Signatures on award, signature on certificate: Dear Merritt: Thank you for your question. The protocol for signatures is that the most prominent - the first read, is the signature of the person who is closest in contact with the recipient - probably the Department Head in this case. It is followed...

Business Etiquette: how to write letter
Here are some thoughts: I am expressing my sincere interest in the current open position as dishwasher for your Whitewood restaurant. I am a effective team player with a strong desire to learn quickly and be immediately effective to your operation. I...

Business Etiquette: Kick Off Event Order of Speakers, government forms of address
government forms of address: Dear Susan: Thank you for your question. The order in which you have speakers speak is determined by the order of precedence. Your invited speakers would be introduced either in ascending or descending order depending if the highest level person is giving...

Business Etiquette: Addressing Business Envelope, business envelope, honorifics
business envelope, honorifics, female executive: Dear Miss Croley, Are you inviting them socially or as part of a business related event? If it is socially,it doesn t matter if he s a hobo and she s a congresswoman. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith is still correct. If she is being invited JUST because...

Business Etiquette: Announcement letter to customer, top salespeople, sole motivation
top salespeople, sole motivation, mortgage practices: Amy, A professional letter announcing your commitment to your employer, confirming for your customers they will get the same great service, and request for referrals should be mentioned. It is not necessary or would i recommend you reference any negativity...

Business Etiquette: Apology, quality suit, appreciative thanks
quality suit, appreciative thanks, color shirts: Ed, Your first suit should be of high quality and the price may range about $400.00-$600.00. There are less expensive suits on the market and if you choose the $199.00 price point just ensure proper tailoring and fit to give a more expensive appearance....

Business Etiquette: Art in the office, thomas hart benton, cynthia lett
thomas hart benton, cynthia lett, marketing image: Dear Ryan: While I appreciate your appreciation of fine art, to most people who see a painting with a nude, don t appreciate it. My guess is that the managing partner of the firm will tell you to take it home and that it doesn t reflect the image of the firm....

Business Etiquette: ask for an interview, business socials, hidden opportunities
business socials, hidden opportunities, anne taylor: Michele, Please be aware the success percentage of online resume submissions is only about 13%. Your highest success rate will be through your network of friends, family, former colleagues etc, which is 65%. You will have better luck if you go online,...

Business Etiquette: How to ask for your job back, cynthia lett, human resouces
cynthia lett, human resouces, lifestyle change: Dear Myriam: Ok - if it is a letter not a face to face meeting, the best way to approach it is positive. The information that should be included could be put into this order: 1. Compliment the firm about the positive experience you had there. If you did...

Business Etiquette: how to ask for a job/volunteer at the library, summer reading program, genealogical inquiries
summer reading program, genealogical inquiries, entry level positions: Dear Anna, Get dressed up and go to the library (or libraries) and find the reference desk. Ask the reference librarian if there are any entry level positions open at that branch. If there are,yes,go through the application process. If they say...

Business Etiquette: How to ask for your job back, watt lightbulb, dewey cheatham and howe
watt lightbulb, dewey cheatham and howe, hr person: Dear Ms. Helton, I wish I had more information. By left on good terms do you mean you gave them plenty of notice,etc? Did they indicate that they would like to have you back? No matter. You won t lose anything by trying. Depending on how big the...

Business Etiquette: how to ask for reemployment, elmwood heights, home depot inc
elmwood heights, home depot inc, lengthy detail: Dear Mr. Ledezma, Since you have returned to Home Depot in the same position and have 3 years behind you and the incident , you should be fine. The new store director is in your corner,so this is mostly a formality. Dear Mr. X, My name...

Business Etiquette: asking for your job back, anne taylor, old job
anne taylor, old job, constructive criticism: Dear Jen, First, determine if you really want to continue to work for the company that you considered leaving. Second, if you do want to inquire about getting your old job back, then you should contact the key decision maker, ask for a 1/2 hour meeting....

Business Etiquette: attorneys, nurse life care, supply guidance
nurse life care, supply guidance, career services department: Crystal, I would begin by contacting firms in your area and asking the receptionist or administrative assistant for guidance and appropriate submission of your resume. You can also use your network of co-workers, family, friends to let them know what position...

Business Etiquette: Background Check, alarm bells, government contracts
alarm bells, government contracts, fake id: Dear Lisa, In this day and age the odds of them NOT doing a background check are slim to none. Especially if the company has any kind of government contracts. I would be honest about it and see what happens. If you do lie and are hired,they can come...

Business Etiquette: Boss' party, cynthia lett, hillman
cynthia lett, hillman, great time: Dear Ms. Hillman: It is always acceptable to do something nice for someone else, even if that someone is upset with you. As long as he doesn t have to contribute food to the party, I encourage you to have a great time. It may soften his mood about his...

Business Etiquette: The British title, baronetcy, sarah james
baronetcy, sarah james, formal letter: Dear Ms. Nagy, With a Baronetcy,the wife is automatically Lady James if it is her husband who has been accorded the honor. If she is a Baronetess in her own right she is Dame . Please use two lines on the envelope: Sir John James,Bt...

Business Etiquette: BUSINESS ETIQUETTE, cynthia lett, sense reasoning
cynthia lett, sense reasoning, business etiquette: Mr. Balwin: The name tag goes on the right shoulder. The common sense reasoning for this is that when you shake hands with someone, their eyes go first to your face and then shift down to the right shoulder. If you put it on the left, the other person would...

Business Etiquette: Business Adminsitration - Computer Info Systems Degree jobs., job search engines, college career services
job search engines, college career services, computer info systems: Your biggest asset in the process of a job search will be the people that you know. You may want to investigate your college career services department for leads regarding available positions. Also, consider joining a trade organization, chamber of commerce,...

Business Etiquette: Business Card Degrees, designing a business card, cynthia lett
designing a business card, cynthia lett, mba degree: Dear Ms. Tieder: The proper way to display her name would be First Last CPA,MBA BUT.... The order is determined by which is most important to the job she does. Is she an accountant? If so, the CPA would definitely go first because it is recognized as...

Business Etiquette: Business Correspondence, cynthia lett, business protocols
cynthia lett, business protocols, business correspondence: Dear Ms. Palmer: You were taught the correct way to use memos vs. letters to clients. If I received a memo from my attorney, I would think that I am privy to internal communication. Keep it formal with clients. They expect respect and for a professional...

Business Etiquette: Business cards designation and degrees, masters degree in public administration, cynthia lett
masters degree in public administration, cynthia lett, example john doe: Dear John: First of all, congratulations on your achievement. Second, there are many times, especially when you don t have a descriptive title for the job that you do to use a spelled out version of your certification, under your name used as a title. It...

Business Etiquette: Business Dinner Etiquette?, dinner etiquette, dear kate
dinner etiquette, dear kate, business dinner: Dear Kate, Two weeks should be enough advance notice for anyone if it s just a dinner. Now,if you re having a very formal affair for dozens and dozens of people,a save the date card would be sent a month before the invitations went out. Best...

Business Etiquette: Business Dinner Invitation, mr mrs smith, dinner invitation
mr mrs smith, dinner invitation, management types: Dear Ms. Harrell, If you cannot call up their secretaries/assistants and simply ask for clarification,please go ahead and use and guest . I would try and do a little polite snooping first, though. Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: Business Dress, federal government customer, visual impressions
federal government customer, visual impressions, business dress: Mr. Hall, Thank you for your insight. We live in a visually oriented society where visual impressions make a significant impact. Remember it is not about your comfort, it is about the value that others place on you when you are appropriate with attire...

Business Etiquette: Business Etiquette for celebrating a Promotion, intimate affair, social opportunity
intimate affair, social opportunity, anne taylor: Susan, The family may provide celebration for such an achievement, however, it should remain a private and intimate affair. The organization, if it chooses, may take it to the next level. Sincerely, Denise Anne Taylor www.passportforsuccess.co...

Business Etiquette: Business Etiquette (How to write a letter on asking for your job back after being fired, dear danny, bad habit
dear danny, bad habit, business etiquette: Dear Danny, As you were given a warning before being let go,I would say that the odds were very slim that you will get that job back. It may just be for the best to consider it a lesson learned and move on to a new place where they know nothing of...

Business Etiquette: Business Etiquette, formal business letter, anne taylor
formal business letter, anne taylor, office mgr: Did you interview directly with the Owner/CEO? If so, then address them directly, and if not, then send the letter to the person of highest rank and status that made the hiring decision. I would recommend you send a formal business letter briefly stating...

Business Etiquette: Business Introductions, cynthia lett, business introductions
cynthia lett, business introductions, female companion: When you attend a business related function and you have a relative who is not in the business but is your guest, the proper introduction is Lisa, I would like to introduce to you my colleague, George Smith. Dr. Smith, this is my wife, Lisa. The companion...

Business Etiquette: Business Invitation, cynthia lett, best regard
cynthia lett, best regard, administrative assistant: Dear Brenda: On your invitation, on the right at the bottom where you normally put instructions about the event, write Cash Bar. Across the bottom centered write Invitation intended for invited guest only. I hope this helps. Have a great party. Best...

Business Etiquette: Business Lunch Location, bon apetite, personal stake
bon apetite, personal stake, business lunch: It is quite acceptable to dine at the restaurant your husband manages. It is not necessary to let the client know your personal business in regard to the restaurant. I suggest to my clients they find a location with a diverse menu that is reliable, affordable,...

Business Etiquette: Business Lunch, wonder widget, business lunch
wonder widget, business lunch, etiquette questions: Dear Megan, No,it is not all right for the invited party to turn around and ask three or four others to join you. If this happens,be pleasant but firm. I don t mind if you all come along if you re really interested in hearing Magna Corp s new Wonder...

Business Etiquette: Business shirt etiquette, business shirt, junior analyst
business shirt, junior analyst, david beckham: Roman, Fashion has never done well with being dictated to by Dame Etiquette . Otherwise,you d be wearing a Homburg and telling everyone that dungarees were for cow hands. So, it isn t what I think,it s what does your company think? David Beckham...

Business Etiquette: Business Voicemail, jane doe, voice mail
jane doe, voice mail, proper greeting: Jo, Record in her voice that the caller has reached the office of John Doe and to please leave a detailed message at the tone. It is not necessary for her to state that it is her extension. You may also opt for You have reached Jane Doe , executive...

Business Etiquette: bar onwer, small business owner, beer distributor
small business owner, beer distributor, formal education: Dear Nick, No special education,or should I say formal education is required. It would help,obviously to know how to keep the books (accounting) and some other fundamentals of business. These can be learned outside of a classroom if the person wishes...

Business Etiquette: business card protocol, religious affiliations, leader dogs
religious affiliations, leader dogs, lions club: Davy, The Lions club is a social/community/global organization and does not have any religious affiliations. The Lions Club provides support to Leader Dogs for the Blind, assists with fundraising efforts for community needs, and develops future leaders...

Business Etiquette: business etiquette for teens, business etiquette, anne taylor
business etiquette, anne taylor, teenage son: Annie, If you type in business etiquette in the search bar of your internet provider, a host of sites will show up. Business etiquette practices remain the same regardless of age, so all behaviors and strategies will be applicable. There is a book by...

Business Etiquette: business etiquette, mail signature, school colleagues
mail signature, school colleagues, signature lines: Dear Drew, When forwarding youtube links and pictures that are NSFW,please use just one MA. Best regards, Amanda Gamble PS Joking aside,even the great Stephen Hawking only uses one ...

Business Etiquette: business invitation, formal thanks, chinese consulate
formal thanks, chinese consulate, prospective guests: Dear Melita, No,it isn t weird to give prospective guests all the information they need to know. Is there a schedule in place for the celebration? Let them know what it is and trust that they will understand that they may come to all or some of the...

Business Etiquette: business writing, cynthia lett, licensed clinical social worker
cynthia lett, licensed clinical social worker, clinical social worker: Dear J.: The protocol of listing your academic credentials depends upon what you are doing for work. If you are a practicing social worker then you would list your LCSW first, then your MSW and then your MS. You could drop the MS altogether and you wouldn...

Business Etiquette: Calling in sick, poor judgement, poor choices
poor judgement, poor choices, anne taylor: Trisha, I understand your frustration. I also know that at the age of 23 social status and having fun does tend to get in the way of responsibility. Sometimes it is best to let a person learn the hard way...perhaps losing her job as a result of her...

Business Etiquette: Church Dress, church attendance, pews
church attendance, pews, decline: Dear Ed, I cringe when I see come as you are signs for church services. I know church attendance is on the decline and ministers are happy to fill the pews any way that they can, but I just cannot get used to Casual Sundays . So,yes,by all means,dress...

Business Etiquette: Not Clocking out for a Dinner Meeting, business socials, company dinner
business socials, company dinner, business dinner: Kristine, Corporate policy usually dictates this particular situation. However, future communication for such events should clearly state the intention for employee compensation. Typically, such engagements do not provide for compensation as it is the...

Business Etiquette: Co-Worker Being Rude?, dear liz, vacationing in canada
dear liz, vacationing in canada, rudeness: Dear Liz, It is a little odd and childish to demand a treat from a returning co-worker. I would go ahead and bring in what you bought with them in mind though,no need to punish all for Mr.X s behavior. As for the stamp,that s not that unusual...

Business Etiquette: College Meeting, college representative, anne taylor
college representative, anne taylor, shirt tie: Ed, Dress in a professional manner, if a suit is too formal, consider sport coat, shirt, tie, and trousers. Take a portfolio with note pad and pen to take notes, and have questions prepared regarding your expectations, and their requirements. Good luck,...

Business Etiquette: Communication etiquette, cynthia lett, mail fax
cynthia lett, mail fax, tone of your voice: Dear Ainsley: We sure do have a lot of choices regarding communications these days, don t we? The most appropriate method of communication is just to respond which many people forget. They receive e-mail and then don t let the sender know they received...

Business Etiquette: Competitors at company events., cynthia lett, company functions
cynthia lett, company functions, proprietary information: Dear Roby A: A company has no say about who you date, get engaged to or marry. Those are issues of free will not company dictate. Regarding social company functions there also should not be a limitation about who is the guest being brought by an employee....

Business Etiquette: Complaints on Business Letterhead?, formal business letter, human resources department
formal business letter, human resources department, business letterhead: If this is an internal document I would recommend that you do not address a letter of complaint on their company stationery. Be brief, and concise, read before you send and be sure your complaint is valid and in good taste. Set the structure as a formal...

Business Etiquette: career, lab analyst, one of my best friends
lab analyst, one of my best friends, how to quit your job: Dear Mark, I m sorry. I can tell you how to quit your job politely, but I haven t the background to tell you which courses you would need to switch careers. It s funny,when I was in college one of my best friends was a man who had been a banker and...

Business Etiquette: career planning, anne taylor, twelveth
anne taylor, twelveth, seeking employment: First, I would recommend when sending email, do not write in all capital letters, when reading it is the equivalent to shouting at someone in print. Second, it is important to focus on an area in which you can become the expert. If you are too diverse...

Business Etiquette: career, lab analyst, anne taylor
lab analyst, anne taylor, pharmaceutical company: This is a difficult question to answer. It is important for you to do an assessment of where you have been, what you desire in a career, where you want to be. Many individuals study a particular interest in college and end up in fields unrelated, do not...

Business Etiquette: church attire, aberdeen university, english c
aberdeen university, english c, younger son: Dear Graeme, I will turn this around by asking you the question my own dear Grandmother always asked me. Is this a tartan that your son is entitled to wear? Best regards, Amanda...

Business Etiquette: Can I get a copy of interview transcript?, cynthia lett, interview transcript
cynthia lett, interview transcript, prospective employer: Dear Heidi: The recruiter cannot legally record you unless you gave your permission ahead of time. Did you? Either way, you most certainly should have a copy of the recording. If he refuses, I would consider dropping him as a recruiter. Best regards,...

Business Etiquette: Dealing with Japanese / Koreans, cynthia lett, korean cultures
cynthia lett, korean cultures, korean business: Dear Ms. Klaesi: Both Japanese and Korean cultures are group oriented. You will hardly ever if ever deal with just one person in business. You will be greeted by a small group who will take what is said in your meeting and relay it to higher authorities...

Business Etiquette: Dear Sir Paul McCartney, cute beatle, john doe
cute beatle, john doe, formal letter: Knights Dear Jeff, Oh,why stand on ceremony? Just call him Macca like the tabloids do. Kidding. Envelope: Sir Paul McCartney,MBE Open: Sir or socially Dear Sir Paul, Close: Yours faithfully If you were just using the cute Beatle...

Business Etiquette: Degree on Business Card, cynthia lett, bachelors in social work
cynthia lett, bachelors in social work, undergrad degrees: Dear Heather: Thanks for asking this question. A Master s degree or PhD. indicates that you have higher qualification unusual and respected in the field you are working. A Bachelor s degree is great but doesn t necessarily qualify you for the field you...

Business Etiquette: Degrees and certiifcations on business cards, certified public accountant, cpa certified public accountant
certified public accountant, cpa certified public accountant, cynthia lett: Dear Karen: If your business card reflects your position in the same field as your master s degree, it is proper to put the MA or MBA or MLS or other master s distinguishment after your name. If you received a master s degree in art history and now you work...

Business Etiquette: Delivery methods of Thank You notes, business clientele, anne taylor
business clientele, anne taylor, awkward position: You certainly may hand deliver, however, keep in mind that it may be seen as an intrusion without an appointment. It could possibly put the receiver in an awkward position if they know you have come by to extend a thank you and they are unable to oblige....

Business Etiquette: dealing with dinner meeting leftovers, practice thanks, outrageous behavior
practice thanks, outrageous behavior, dinner salad: Dear Katy, Please just tell them that the full time staff has not yet eaten or that you want to save the food for tomorrow s faculty meeting with the full time staff . Just make your intention to serve the food to others clear. I doubt you ve said...

Business Etiquette: How to put my degrees on my business card, polymer scientist, thermoplastic elastomers
polymer scientist, thermoplastic elastomers, polymer science: Dear Brett, Unless there is some compelling reason to put your degrees on your business card --i.e. You are the world s only polymer scientist who has written about Alan Greenspan s affect on thermoplastic elastomers in the late 1990s and this makes...

Business Etiquette: disabled work from home, prime minister churchill, upshot
prime minister churchill, upshot, infinite number: Dear Cynthia, I once participated in a very enlightening excersize. 30 people were asked to cross the room in any way they wished. The only catch was that you could not duplicate anyone else s method of walking,jumping,skipping,etc. We each had...

Business Etiquette: Employee favoritism, private lunch, classy place
private lunch, classy place, captive audience: Hi again Lynn: It is generally accepted behavior that the boss doesn t do anything that would favor one employee over another. It is not ethical either but... realistically, people favor some over others and neither reprimand nor shame will change their...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette Business Invitation, 25th anniversary party, path of least resistance
25th anniversary party, path of least resistance, paced lifestyles: L. York, Unfortunately our casual and hectic paced lifestyles have watched the RSVP suffer the bumps and bruises of frustrated hosts and hostesses. Some individuals have resorted to having only those who cannot attend, or regrets only , trying the path...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette for a funeral home service, cynthia lett, short anecdote
cynthia lett, short anecdote, lett group: Dear Ms. Glenn: I am assuming that you are among the family of the deseased. If that is not true, let me know. Assuming that you and the family present should form a reception line so that mourners can greet you and give their condolences before the service...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette for Opening Bonus envelope, anne taylor, support staff
anne taylor, support staff, receipt: Barbara, I would suggest that you open the envelope at a later time, as each bonus may not be the same and it would be unsettling if someone had more or less than another. If it is a gift, then I recommend opening upon receipt. Denise Anne Taylo...

Business Etiquette: Excluded spouse, corporate direction, tie dinner
corporate direction, tie dinner, anne taylor: This is not an uncommon practice in organizations to have corporate functions that do not include spouses or significant others. Although you may not attend the black tie dinner, it may still be possible to accompany your husband out of town and then...

Business Etiquette: engraving with a title, cynthia lett, written address
cynthia lett, written address, military title: Dear Tracy, When an military officer retires, he or she retains their military title with restrictions. The word Retired or the abbreviation - Ret. is used by all military personnel retired because of age or physical disability. In the case of your friend...

Business Etiquette: etiquette, business luncheon, apple pie
business luncheon, apple pie, whit: Dear Hayes, A man may order for a woman in a restaurant if she has laryingitis or doesn t speak the language used by the waiter. Apple Pie a la Mode may be eaten with a fork or a spoon. A napkin placed on the table means The waiter may now ...

Business Etiquette: etiquette, business etiquette, amanda
business etiquette, amanda, phrase: Dear Judy, If you could provide the context in which you saw the phrase that would be helpful. I know it s a musical term & a design term as well as an alternate way of saying business etiquette . Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: ex-boss, cynthia lett, small claims court
cynthia lett, small claims court, real option: Dear Mr. Ohlinger: I am sorry you find yourself in this situation. This isn t really an etiquette question but I will share my opinion. This matter would be best settled in small claims court and if you don t owe any debts (loans or advances or misstated...

Business Etiquette: express appreciation, eastern indonesia, key point
eastern indonesia, key point, widgets: Dear Stephen, Write a note to your hosts (or guests) the next day. Thank them for dinner (or meeting you for dinner) and then touch on a key point of what was discussed. I was pleased to know that we have similar goals for expanding into Eastern Indonesia....

Business Etiquette: who extends the hand, caracas venezuela, anne taylor
caracas venezuela, anne taylor, social etiquette: Dear Aura, In the place of business there is no gender, everything is gender neutral regarding etiquette. The person whom extends their hand first will show initiative and control of that situation. It is not based on rank and status. In social etiquette...

Business Etiquette: First Interview, cynthia lett, dream job
cynthia lett, dream job, interviewer: Dear Melissa: It should be standard practice for you to call to confirm. Call to speak with the interviewer s secretary or assistant if you can. State that you are calling to confirm your appointment with ____. It would be ok to say something like, I...

Business Etiquette: First interview, dream job, tomorrow morning
dream job, tomorrow morning, date time: Dear Melissa, Does this woman have a secretary? If so call to confirm the date/time of the appointment. No need to explain,just ask. If you don t get it clarified and lose the opportunity how bad would that be? TERRIBLE! If for some reason you can...

Business Etiquette: Formal letter writing, anne taylor, formal letter
anne taylor, formal letter, internal memo: Sylvia, There are several options; one is an internal memo request, the other would be a more formal request. What is the company policy and procedure for such requests? Be sure to follow protocol and to cc all appropriate parties to be involved. If...

Business Etiquette: Funeral, loss of a loved one, darkest hour
loss of a loved one, darkest hour, gesture: Dear Ms. Watson, Someone who has suffered the loss of a loved one is free from normal etiquette expectations for a year. This means if they are not up to writing thank you notes for the food and flowers they were given,everyone must be understanding....

Business Etiquette: How do I get my job back, spell caster, scamer
Business Etiquette: How do I get my job back, spell caster, scamer, gmail

Business Etiquette: Office name tag, nametags, nametag
Business Etiquette: Office name tag, nametags, nametag, meetings and events

Business Etiquette: Searsucker Suit, easter sunday, dress code
Business Etiquette: Searsucker Suit, easter sunday, dress code, labor day

Business Etiquette: finding a job, how to write a cover letter, letter style
how to write a cover letter, letter style, anne taylor: Natalie, Before I begin I would recommend that you use complete spelling of words and not the edited or text version. It is important that your communication be complete and abbreviations leave too much room for error. A cover letter is provided with...

Business Etiquette: follow up after second interview, cynthia lett, voice mail
cynthia lett, voice mail, teaching position: Dear Karina: You should call and just state that you are still interested in the position and then ask when a final decision will be made. In this case, don t just leave a voice mail - if you can t reach your contact live, keep trying until you can. Slightly...

Business Etiquette: foreign language at work, cynthia lett, etiquette standards
cynthia lett, etiquette standards, language speakers: Dear Ms. Moore: It is considered rude for foreign language speakers to converse in their native tongue if English speakers are apt to be listening. It is exclutionary and makes those who don t understand uncomfortable. Since the point of demonstrating good...

Business Etiquette: Gift for boss and invitation for lunch, gift for boss, luncheon
gift for boss, luncheon, holiday season: Dear Brigid, You all may decide upon or set the date,but please leave the choice of restaurant up to him. The thinking being that you can look at schedules and see what would work best for the most people. Tell him It looks like the 12th of December...

Business Etiquette: Gifts for Chinese Businessmen, chinese businessmen, sport massage
chinese businessmen, sport massage, hot blondes: Carol: Just wanted to ad that you have to play it by ear when it comes to offering the massage and/or table dance club eve. If your guests look very respectable (the BOD of a large company, very formal, older, etc) they won t find being invited to these...

Business Etiquette: Greeting cards, cynthia lett, business correspondence
cynthia lett, business correspondence, christmas cards: Dear Tom: It depends - I assume you know that cards to past customers would be sent only to their office address. When you send business correspondence (which is what Christmas cards to the office are) you are able to include a business card. Taping your...

Business Etiquette: greeting potential employers, current business news, good listener
current business news, good listener, networking events: Conversation at networking events can prove to be very powerful. Stay on current events, hobbies of interest, travel, latest movies, etc., then lead to stating your desire for internship. Avoid gossip, jokes in poor taste, money discussion, keep it simple....

Business Etiquette: Handling a delicate situation, anne taylor, delicate situation
anne taylor, delicate situation, natural response: Dan, Concern is a natural response to such a situation. However, other than remaining aware and informed there is no action required on your part. Your wife may choose to evaluate her association with the individual, above and beyond the workplace. ...

Business Etiquette: Handling Workplace Interuptions, prime target, workplace situation
prime target, workplace situation, personal consultation: Dear Ellen, I m sure that you re putting one hand over the other ear when possible to drown out the noise. That and turning your back or holding up the one minute finger is about the best that you can do. Obviously,you can t control or predict...

Business Etiquette: Help Making Rain, women business owners, national association of women business owners
women business owners, national association of women business owners, junior associate: Junior Associate, Do you have any morning timeslots or lunch slots available during your day/week? Most worthwhile networking events take place during this timeframe. Investigate a local chamber of commerce, trade associations, check out the local chapter...

Business Etiquette: Help!, unfair business practices, better business bureau
unfair business practices, better business bureau, vacation hours: Dear M: While this is not a strickly etiquette question, I do know something about this kind of situation. You should send a letter to your ex-boss, copy human resources, the BBB and and employment attorney, the executive director of the professional association...

Business Etiquette: Holiday Bonuses, year end bonus, thoughtful gesture
year end bonus, thoughtful gesture, holiday bonus: Mr. Guimot, It is not always customary to send a thank you note for holiday bonus. However, when working for a small to midsize business that has a more intimate setting I would recommend sending a handwritten note regarding the thoughtful gesture. Upon...

Business Etiquette: Holiday Gifts to customers, speciality gift baskets, liquir
speciality gift baskets, liquir, anne taylor: It is not that it is not ok to provide wine or liquor as a gift, however, it can possibly reflect poorly against your intent. In this day and age where many individuals have alcolhol related issues you may want to consider another gift idea. It is true...

Business Etiquette: Home Business Question, business question, plausible reason
business question, plausible reason, beauty company: Dear Shannon, If this woman is a good prospect and had a plausible reason for not being able to find the packet,consider cutting her a break and mailing a new one. Your chance to press her into finding the one she was given was at the time of the phone...

Business Etiquette: high school students learning etiquette, summer youth camps, non verbal communication
summer youth camps, non verbal communication, inappropriate behaviors: Thank you for providing such valuable information to the young people of your community. I work with summer youth camps and what is termed at-risk in my community and it is truly rewarding. Etiquette is of value regardless of age, ethnicity, or income...

Business Etiquette: Should hourly employee be compensated for a business lunch, business lunch, anne taylor
business lunch, anne taylor, misunderstanding: Brianna, Corporate policy would dictate compensation. However, in most cases, a business lunch would not be compensated. This is the cost of doing business, and it allows you to build a working relationship with your superior. You would be allowed a...

Business Etiquette: Informal Interviews, internships in new york, human resources department
internships in new york, human resources department, maths degree: Dear Marck: I am glad to hear how motivated you are to succeed in your chosen field. I think that taking the opportunity to visit NY in person and meet with prospective employers is terrific. But... you need to do some planning. Target no more than three...

Business Etiquette: Interrupting, phone rings, quizz
phone rings, quizz, conversations: Dear Ms. Gagnon, A customer should try to respect the bank employee who is serving another customer. The only reasons I can think to break into a conversations involve the need to inform one and all of a fire or flood. If I am being waited upon...

Business Etiquette: Interview Follow up protocol, quality stationery, sending a fax
quality stationery, sending a fax, initial interview: Thank you notes should be sent within 24 hours of the interview. The thank you note should be sent through the mail, and specifically addressed to your contact person in the organization. The turn-around time for sending the note via the postal service should...

Business Etiquette: Interview Follow Up, anne taylor, small gifts
anne taylor, small gifts, job interview: Ira, A hand-written thank you note is sufficient. I would recommend holding off on the sending of small gifts including the suggestion of wine. However, you may reference the conversation regarding wine in the thank you note as acknowledgment. ...

Business Etiquette: Introductions in Restaurants, professional colleagues, business lunch
professional colleagues, business lunch, tom jane: Dear Audrey, If they are passing by,let them interrupt your meal,don t wait and interrupt theirs. As they are passing,say a word or two that will delay them. Tom! What a wonderful coincidence. or Just the person I most wanted to see. Then make the...

Business Etiquette: Invitation wording, alumnae group, slush fund
alumnae group, slush fund, invitation wording: Dear Heather, YIKES.I am curious as to what kind of an organization this is,frankly. To invite people to a recruiting night and refuse to offer them any kind of food or drink is a little unheard of. Do you not charge annual dues? Do you not have...

Business Etiquette: When intoducing a female salesperson to a male prospect, whose name should be spoken first, jones prospect, business introductions
jones prospect, business introductions, anne taylor: Liz, In business introductions it is not about gender in relation to whom is first. It is about rank and status. The client or potential client is the most important person in the introduction that you provide. Therefore, the name of the person of...

Business Etiquette: How do I get my job back, anne taylor, employment agreement
anne taylor, employment agreement, place of employment: Steve, First, be aware that a company does not have to provide a reason when releasing an employee. If you read the fine print of your employment agreement it may be stated that an organization can release an employee without explanation. In addition,...

Business Etiquette: job for 12 year olds, anne taylor, 12 year olds
anne taylor, 12 year olds, wonderful way: Kamri, I began babysitting at your age, and it is a wonderful way to earn the money. I would suggest making a flier that you can pass out in your neighborhood stating that you are looking for babysitting opportunities, your name, phone number, and fee...

Business Etiquette: Lunch Attire, turning over a new leaf, professional clothing
turning over a new leaf, professional clothing, business attire: Ed, Make it a great day, and let us know if your in need of any future guidance. Have a great day! Denise Anne Taylor www.passportforsuccess.com Always err on the side of formality. As you mentioned, you feel better, more confident and because...

Business Etiquette: Lunch Hour at Work, work question, lunch hour
work question, lunch hour, social person: Dear Jill: My advice is to just be friendly and not take offense at others behaviors - especially about socializing at work. You have a small office but team-building isn t just a social process - work on building the team through your work, not your lunch...

Business Etiquette: Luncheon Invitations, luncheon invitations, strained relationship
luncheon invitations, strained relationship, holiday spirit: Ann, Although it was inappropriate of the individual to invite the General Manager to your department luncheon, you may want to consider allowing the General Manager to attend. You may have a strained relationship, however, it could play in your favor...

Business Etiquette: letterhead, blank sheet of paper, professional appeal
blank sheet of paper, professional appeal, cotton paper: Formal letterhead is usually found on 100% cotton paper 24lb or 28lb in weight, with letterhead at top of page. Many people are utilizing their home computers to duplicate letterhead, if this is the case, then use good quality paper, not copy paper. ...

Business Etiquette: Men's shirts, short sleeve polo, short sleeve polo shirt
short sleeve polo, short sleeve polo shirt, patterned shirts: John, Although there are many options in patterned dress shirts, the basics still rule when the outcome is to present a confident and authoritative presence. Some creative industries like advertising or fashion promote a more creative business dress...

Business Etiquette: Mexico, cynthia lett, men and women in the workplace
cynthia lett, men and women in the workplace, equality of men and women: Dear Ms. King: In Mexico, machismo is the state of affairs. Women are in business but they must defer to men in most situations. When a woman has earned a high position, she must continue to earn it beyong what a man in the same position must do. I hope...

Business Etiquette: moving, june hines moore, personal attributes
june hines moore, personal attributes, anne taylor: Laura, There are many books available, however, the one that you may find useful for your circumstance would be; The Etiquette Advantage, rules for the business professional. The book is written by June Hines Moore and published by the The Life@Work Company....

Business Etiquette: Name Tags, jane doe 1, doe john
jane doe 1, doe john, john doe: Wendy, The name of each individual should be noted (without further explanation) on the name tag, i.e. Jane Doe or John Doe , John Smith , Sue Smith....etc. During the introduction is when the detail on the relationship is revealed. It is important...

Business Etiquette: Names, anne taylor, business associate
anne taylor, business associate, occassions: Lisa, Be sure to correct an individual immediately when you recognize they have mispronounced, mis-stated your name. This will save them embarrassment down the road. I would recommend the next time you are in the presence of this person that you correct...

Business Etiquette: Neighborhood planning, cookie exchange party, holiday cookie exchange party
cookie exchange party, holiday cookie exchange party, cookie monsters: Dear Janice, Cindy hit the nail on the head when you pointed out that the party was about fellowship and good will among the neighbors. Calling someone to tell them that No Bake cookies are not allowed is a very unkind thing for Marsha,Marsha,Marsha...

Business Etiquette: New Job ettiquette, anne taylor, first job
anne taylor, first job, do the right thing: If you are aware that this particular position is truly not of interest, and you are seeking other opportunities, then do the right thing and allow them to find a person that they can invest their training time and energies. I am a business owner and nothing...

Business Etiquette: New Job and Vacation, anne taylor, vacation plans
anne taylor, vacation plans, necessary adjustments: Ashley, It is important to be up front regarding your vacation plans. Indicate your pre-planned and pre-paid commitment as soon as possible. Do not put off communication about this matter so that your company can make the necessary adjustments when arranging...

Business Etiquette: Notify supervisor of other interviews?, proper business, business etiquette
proper business, business etiquette, prospective employer: Dear Donna: Proper business etiquette is somewhat based upon practical common sense. That being said, informing your current supervisor that you are looking around for a better opportunity would not serve your interests well and thus would not serve their...

Business Etiquette: Let go without any notification, new boss, anne taylor
new boss, anne taylor, tiny print: Cindy, Unfortunately when you read the tiny print on most employment agreements, an employee can be released without cause. The decision not to notify you was in poor taste. I would not pursue the matter further, and move on to a new and more exciting...

Business Etiquette: Office appropriate attire, miss match, business behavior
miss match, business behavior, anne taylor: Dear Sheryl, The company should compile a clear cut dress code for their place of business and as it pertains to client contact. A corporation is not a democracy, and organizations must step up and have a standard of excellence in many areas of business...

Business Etiquette: Office name tag, anne taylor, name badge
anne taylor, name badge, name tag: Carla, The rule was created to follow the line of sight when shaking hands. Typically, we shake hands with the right hand and it allows an individual to view clearly the name and detail. I would recommend wearing all name badge detail on the right, as...

Business Etiquette: office holiday luncheon, holiday luncheon, washington dc area
holiday luncheon, washington dc area, christmas lunch: Dear Jordis: I completely understand the situation you will be facing soon. After all, I live in the Washington, DC area and politics is life here. How nice to hear you refer to the occasion as a Christmas lunch and not the politically correct holiday gathering....

Business Etiquette: order of degrees, forensic art, united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland
forensic art, united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland, art historian: Dear Anne, If there is some compelling reason to have all three degrees listed,say,because they are in wildly different fields and you hope to establish yourself as the world s first forensic art historian internist,then put them in ascending order....

Business Etiquette: order of listing degrees, cynthia lett, chronology
cynthia lett, chronology, pharmacist: Dear KB: The highest degree or certification in the business you are working is listed first. If you are working as a pharmacist then the MPH is listed first. If you are practising medicine, then the MD is listed first. Best regards, Cynthia Let...

Business Etiquette: Pay Disparity, educational attainment, grave mistake
educational attainment, grave mistake, diplomatic manner: Mindy, Compensation is always a complicated factor in the place of business. It is important that you negotiate the best offer possible for your position, based on your experience, education, and required responsibilities. When your next evaluation or...

Business Etiquette: Please use Amazon.com wishlist, amazon wishlist, wendy dear
amazon wishlist, wendy dear, gift registries: Dear Wishing Wendy, I m sorry,but no,you may not point them to the site unless specifically asked So..what do you want for your birthday? (or other holiday) . I get that you are frustrated and that they are wasting their money,but...

Business Etiquette: Political function, casual selection, political affair
casual selection, political affair, representative smith: Ed, I would ask your relative their preference. In a more informal format they may allow for a more casual address, and when in the company of others in a more professional setting you may want to defer to the more formal approach of Judge or Judge Bates....

Business Etiquette: Polo Shirts, polo shirts, polo shirt
polo shirts, polo shirt, anne taylor: Don, Is the polo shirt worn under a sport coat with trousers? Or is the polo shirt worn under a dedicated suit? The polo shirt may be matched with sport coat and trousers, however, is typically to casual to be utilized with a business suit. If you...

Business Etiquette: Professional Degrees, proper sequence, professional degrees
proper sequence, professional degrees, dvm: Dear Dana, Unless there is some compelling reason to list their degrees on their business cards,they should leave them off. If they do list the degrees,you place them in the order received. Best regards, Amanda Gambl...

Business Etiquette: Professional Hair, professional demeanor, anne taylor
professional demeanor, anne taylor, casual environment: Christina, I did respond to your request, and apparently it did not process properly. Hair should be pulled back if past the shoulders for a more professional approach. If you want to be taken seriously in the place of business, be deliberate when...

Business Etiquette: Proper followup after submitting a resume, resume submission, letter answer
resume submission, letter answer, sole job: Many companies that post listings in the newspaper receive hundreds of responses from those looking for hire. A handwritten note of thanks is appropriate after the interview. A letter prior is not necessary. You may call the contact person to confirm...

Business Etiquette: Protocol for resume submission responses, resume submission, legitimate employers
resume submission, legitimate employers, prospective employer: Dear Bonnie, Obviously,ignore the scams. Give a polite rejection to the ones wanting you to take an unrelated job and feel free to follow up with the ones who say they will call. You have nothing to lose by calling the ones who say they mean to call...

Business Etiquette: Protocol for sending Business Invitations, thanksgiving holiday, social occasion
thanksgiving holiday, social occasion, christmas party: Dear Patricia, A faulty laptop and the Thanksgiving Holiday have delayed my reply,I apologize. Please send it to the business address since it is not a personal social occasion. Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: party invitation etiquette, party invitation etiquette, old neighborhood
party invitation etiquette, old neighborhood, housewarming party: Dear Debbie, I can see where you would want to avoid the appearance of shilling for gifts! You ve already furnished your home,this is just a get together with the neighbors from whom you have been separated for too long. Just issue a standard...

Business Etiquette: How to proceed, programmer analyst, anne taylor
programmer analyst, anne taylor, education background: You should make sure your employment file is current and I would suggest that you supply the most accurate educational detail to human resources. Your employer will indicate what document they require for proof of completion. Then, after your information...

Business Etiquette: promotions, team memebers, personal acknowledgment
team memebers, personal acknowledgment, poor judgement: A thank you is always welcomed. A handwritten congratulations, or thank you would be appropriate. Email although convenient is less personal. Acknowledgment and validation in each of the situations you describe is always professional and appropriate....

Business Etiquette: RE-ENTERING JOB FORCE, reputable insurance company, tight labor market
reputable insurance company, tight labor market, helpful guidance: Your situation is not uncommon. The past year and a half has been a challenge for many individuals. We are experiencing a tight labor market, where there are more people available to fill fewer positions. This will mean that you have to not only have...

Business Etiquette: Real Work from Home Jobs?, nerds on call, customer service positions
nerds on call, customer service positions, cynthia lett: Dear Landon- It is true that there are many work from home jobs that are scams. Remember, you should never pay to work, you get paid to work. You have many strengths to use - the work from part should be just where you do the work. Have you used your...

Business Etiquette: Real Work from Home Jobs?, work from home jobs, sba government
work from home jobs, sba government, real work from home jobs: Dear Landon, Because you appear to have a background of almost ten years in desktop publishing you may want to consider starting your own business. Although the idea of starting your own business may seem daunting it is actually not as difficult as you...

Business Etiquette: Recent promotion, work ethic, anne taylor
work ethic, anne taylor, writing a thank you note: Faith, Please check with your corporate policy. Some organizations frown upon any significant gift giving above a certain dollar amount, or if at all. A handwritten thank-you is always welcomed and appreciated. Your thank-you is in the hard work and...

Business Etiquette: How to Request Appropriate Attire, summer cocktail attire, cynthia lett
summer cocktail attire, cynthia lett, floppy hats: Dear Erin: While I am not Ms. Taylor, I will be happy to answer your question. On the invitation you would state Summer cocktail attire.(hats encouraged) - you could leave out the hats part but you have to prod some people to know what is acceptable. ...

Business Etiquette: Requesting Appropriate Attire, floppy hats, anne taylor
floppy hats, anne taylor, floppy hat: Erin, Obtain the dress code detail from the location and because summer garden party attire is vague (everyone has their version of garden party) and can be taken in many different directions, you may want to use other language. Would attendees be able...

Business Etiquette: Responding to congratulation notes, congratulation notes, anne taylor
congratulation notes, anne taylor, handwritten note: Erin, Acknowledgement is always appreciated on both sides. Always respond with a reply so that the sender is aware of its receipt and appreciation. It is not necessary , however, it will reflect favorably upon you, when you choose to respond. The...

Business Etiquette: Response to pregnancy question?, pregnancy question, personal question
pregnancy question, personal question, hook: ..by what right do you ask such a personal question? usually works. Or stare at them coldly until they begin to squirm then change the subject. It is not okay for them to ask invasive questions and you are under no obligation to make them comfortable...

Business Etiquette: Restaurant Cleanliness Complaint, food safety concerns, restaurant cleanliness
food safety concerns, restaurant cleanliness, pizza dough: It is completely understandable to have food safety concerns when dining out. It is also appropriate to let management know if you have any concerns in a friendly, diplomatic manner. Although many health and safety operations are required by law, not all...

Business Etiquette: Resume etiquette, email response, anne taylor
email response, anne taylor, job postings: Most companies have strict rules about follow-up by phone or email. You may want to send a hard copy of your cover letter and resume to the potential employer a few days after your email response. You do not have to refer to your online submission and it...

Business Etiquette: real estate agents, rackers, real estate agent
rackers, real estate agent, real estate agents: Dear Ms. Rackers, Hit send before proofreading and it s going to bother me all day if I don t correct my mistakes. Commission and bouquet weren t spelled correctly and I forgot to take out the word the before lock. Whew. Now I feel better!! Have a...

Business Etiquette: on relationships, cynthia lett, personal power
cynthia lett, personal power, lola: Dear Lola: Being told that someone doesn t like us is difficult no matter where or when we hear it. If someone says that they don t like you in front of other people, your response could be one of two things. If you like that person, you might say, I m...

Business Etiquette: make them remember, cynthia lett, correspondence cards
cynthia lett, correspondence cards, personal stationery: Dear Eric: To be remembered, you need to do something most other people do not do. You need to write a personal note on your own personal stationery (I recommend you get a set of correspondence cards with your name on them). Within 48 hours of meeting...

Business Etiquette: Not remembering name, amanda, gamble
amanda, gamble: Dear Keith, Apologize ONCE and confess that you cannot recall their name. This happens to everyone,including the person you re apologizing to. You don t have to be embarrassed. Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: Searsucker Suit, lightweight suits, living in new england
lightweight suits, living in new england, lightweight fabric: Dear Tim, The key to answering this question is knowing your geography. Do you live in a climate where it makes sense to wear a lightweight fabric three seasons out of four? Four seasons? Two? Early missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands were famous...

Business Etiquette: Shirt attire, wearing diapers, informal occasions
wearing diapers, informal occasions, charity program: I like the S on the chest part, he has been listening to 50 cent s rap lately I guess. The S stands for Show me please .... yes, Polo shirts are NOT tucked in, unless you are playing in a LPG Golf Tournament, and full button up shirts are always tucked...

Business Etiquette: Shirt Etiquette, professional appearance, finished bottom
professional appearance, finished bottom, polo shirt: Based on your description, one is a three button, polo shirt (casual) and the other is a button down, full button-up shirt. For the most professional appearance, and to be seen as a polished expert in your field, both shirts should be tucked in. I am...

Business Etiquette: Spouse at Social Business Dinner, majority shareholder, business dinner
majority shareholder, business dinner, social business: Dear Kevin, As you are a peer to and not an inferior of the other stockholders,you don t have any reason to (overly)apologize or explain your wife s absence. Just say Jane is sorry not to be here tonight,she had another commitment. This statement is...

Business Etiquette: Suck Ups (is there a more PC name?), leadership capabilities, anne taylor
leadership capabilities, anne taylor, gain control: Lena, There are many times in business when we have to be tolerant of those in our workplace. You may want to consider the attempt at moving past your definite opinion of this person so that you do not sabotage your success by allowing one person to impact...

Business Etiquette: To send a thank you note for a thank you?, maternity clothes, secret thrill
maternity clothes, secret thrill, unexpected surprise: Dear Angel, Yes,by all means send a note to each of the ladies. Doesn t have to be long,it is just to let them know that you received the gift card. Mention that it was a pleasant and unexpected surprise. It was wasn t it? You gave the items without...

Business Etiquette: shaking hands, cynthia lett, business situation
cynthia lett, business situation, social situation: Dear Damon: If you are in a business situation, you extend your hand to a woman just as you would to any man. In a social situation, you extend your hand to women your age and younger. Wait until an older woman extends her hand to you. Social situations...

Business Etiquette: social invites sent to business addresses, black tie event, mail theft
black tie event, mail theft, addressing envelopes: Janice, The man s name always appears first when addressing envelopes to a couple. If an honorific such as Dr. is utilized it would read: Dr. and Mrs. William Smith. If the Dr. is female it would read: Mr. William Smith and Dr. Mary Smith. Utilize...

Business Etiquette: Telephone Etiquette, cynthia lett, telephone etiquette
cynthia lett, telephone etiquette, none of your business: Dear Janice: Great question and one that is asked often. The caller essentially doesn t believe you when you say he is unavailable. A gracious way to say It s none of your business. is to say, I m sorry, sir, all I know is that he is currently unavailable...

Business Etiquette: Thank you letters?, server trouble, anne taylor
server trouble, anne taylor, head hunter: I apologize for the delayed response, I had server trouble. A thank you letter, handwritten, is always appreciated. Regarding a thank you to the new employer; a letter of introduction about your enthusiasm for joining their team, and how you would like to...

Business Etiquette: Type of Invites, corporate wellness programs, target market
corporate wellness programs, target market, benesh: Dear Heather, It will depend on the impression you are planning to make and how it represents your fitness center. Based on your target market a more upscale approach would be appropriate to capture their attention. Keep in mind the invitation should...

Business Etiquette: Can't remember name, cynthia lett, three times
cynthia lett, three times: Dear Keith: First of all, everyone forgets names, so don t be embarrassed. Just say to the person whose name you forgot, I know we were just introduced but please remind me of your name. (or something to that effect). People would rather you ask if you...

Business Etiquette: Can't remember name, anne taylor, handshake
anne taylor, handshake, co worker: Keith, Extend your hand for a handshake, say hello , and indicate that you apologize but simply cannot recall their name, most people understand and will provide their information. However, be sure to remember their name the next time! You may also...

Business Etiquette: How to talk with seniors at work place..., lacking confidence, business presence
lacking confidence, business presence, anne taylor: Pradip, I would recommend seeking out a business etiquette professional in your area to assist with refining your business presence. Conversation skills are important. Always address those of rank as Mr. or Ms. 2/3 of your conversation should be...

Business Etiquette: telephone etiquette, nurse jane, blessing and a curse
nurse jane, blessing and a curse, true expert: Dear Joan, I am sorry about the tardy reply,but I had to consult a TRUE expert in this field! My sister is an R.N. and here is how SHE answers: Dear Amanda, Talking with the doctor is good...the disconcerting thing is appropriate...

Business Etiquette: How to tell...?, cynthia lett, elevator operator
cynthia lett, elevator operator, college grads: Dear Rick: What great news!!!! Share it with everybody. Tell your boss, tell your co-workers, tell the elevator operator. Oh, and tell HR. A easy way to tell is to say, I am so proud of myself, I just graduated with my bachelor degree in _________. ...

Business Etiquette: When it's time to leave a Volunteer job, hospital appointment, volunteer job
hospital appointment, volunteer job, volunteer position: Dear Susan, I am terribly sorry about your Grandmother s illness. The stress of caring for her must be overwhelming for you at times. This in and of itself is more than enough excuse to leave the volunteer work behind. Oddly,I just had this happen...

Business Etiquette: Vocabulary and speech, second language programs, voice and articulation
second language programs, voice and articulation, english as a second language programs: Ed, If you visit your local library they have audio programs on tape or cd to improve speech, diction, vocabulary. They may be checked out for free or a nominal sum ($1-$2 per week). Then you can learn and practice as you drive in your car or the privacy...

Business Etiquette: Voice Mail Greeting, voice mail greeting, delicate area
voice mail greeting, delicate area, live person: Marsha, I would redirect the call to a key contact at the firm or to the administrative assistant/operator by saying in the message: You have reached the voice mail of ________(Ms. name). Please do not leave a message at this time, and press 0 (or...

Business Etiquette: Wedding gift etiquette, price of airfare, wedding gift etiquette
price of airfare, wedding gift etiquette, second marriage: Dear Lisa, There is a saying that I like, Never give a child a choice that you don t want them to have. This little bit of wisdom would have come in handy when speaking to your husband s brother and fiancee. But what s done is done,you are going...

Business Etiquette: Wedding gift, anne taylor, wedding invitation
anne taylor, wedding invitation, wedding card: Bob, Base your gift on the relationship with the staff member and see the daughter as an extension of that relationship. For those not as close to the bride and groom, a suggestion may be to ask if the daughter has any special causes or supports any...

Business Etiquette: Work dress, professional work environment, ymca gym
professional work environment, ymca gym, casual suggestions: I would first start by pointing out that there are statistics available that prove the way you choose to dress is in direct correlation to the way that you work. The way you dress carries over into your voice over the phone, your posturing, and the way...

Business Etiquette: wedding gift thank-yous, delivery confirmation, bride and groom
delivery confirmation, bride and groom, newlyweds: Dear Mendy, The bride (and GROOM) need to send the thank you notes for wedding gifts with in a few weeks of returning from their honeymoon. Now,having said that,technically,the friends and family should cut the newlyweds some slack. I don t start...

Business Etiquette: working with MD's, bad habit, billing manager
bad habit, billing manager, medical secretary: Dear Ms. Forehand, While I agree with you that these employees should address their boss(es) by their honorific(s),it is not up to you to get them to change. I am sure you all have let your feelings be known on this subject. If they chose not to listen,then...

Business Etiquette: workplace clique, social person, woman one
social person, woman one, coworkers: Jill, It is easy to get caught up in workplace politics and social discourse, however, do not allow yourself to get too personal as it relates to this situation. You give others too much credit for being so calculated. Typically, they have their own...

Business Etiquette: writing a letter after being fired, adam binder, motorcycle shop
adam binder, motorcycle shop, power sports: Dear Mr. Binder: Being fired from a job can be a real life lesson and it doesn t have to be bad. It gives you the opportunity to grow. Since your boss kept the door open by saying that you could come back if you grew up , you have a chance with this particular...

Business Etiquette: What to do?, professional business conduct, work ethic
professional business conduct, work ethic, friendly relationship: First of all, I would recommend you take a step back and separate personal feelings from professional business conduct. It appears from your request that perhaps the line is blurred between the two forms of conduct. Next, you must rebuild trust in your...

Business Insurance: small business health plans, health insurance plan, group health insurance
health insurance plan, group health insurance, gelineau: Hi Ryan, Thank you for using allexperts.com. I m afraid to properly answer your question I need a little more information. - Where is you business located? - How many employees do you have? - Do you have an existing group health insurance plan? ...

Business Majors: Finance, business economics, gemology
business economics, gemology, dr joseph: Marketing since most businesses now need sells. I would also recommend that you obtain your gemology or GIA certification. http://www.gia.edu/ is a good place to look this up. Most of my friends in your father s business are making as much with appraisal of...

Business Majors: MBA admissions, professional snowboarder, undergraduate gpa
professional snowboarder, undergraduate gpa, formal leadership: You are heading in the correct direction. Work on your career networking first. Many employers have reimbursement programs for graduate work, at least the employers that value their human resources. Work towards employers and industries that provide for this....

Business Majors: Degrees
Review the courses for each, and each university could show marked differences in the coursework. An admission specialist is the best source for this definition. You can ask the admission specialist and should the difference in the placement job income by...

Business Majors: 4 year degree and MBA college choice?, recruiter firm, executive recruiter
recruiter firm, executive recruiter, florida state university: Where you get an MBA does not matter at all. It is more how you can expess the benefit to the employer. Some employers are not even interested in degrees, they just want to understand how you make money for them. I have been a professor of 5 universities...

Business Majors: Accounting(Fiancial Statements Analysis), beauchamp, business activities
beauchamp, business activities, balance sheet: It allows you to check on how the money flows in the company for a year. Operating cash flows could be negative in a year, and the company might show positive earnings. In the old days, you had to know how to prepare this from a balance sheet. You can do this...

Business Majors: Accounting(Financial Statement Analysis, cash and cash equivalents, cash flow statement
cash and cash equivalents, cash flow statement, cash flow purposes: One would expect that, with such a fundamental issue as the presentation and disclosure of cash movements, the requirements of the UK and international regulations would be the same. Nothing could be further from the truth. The regulators cannot even agree...

Business Majors: accounting degree/CPA, accounting degree, degree in accounting
accounting degree, degree in accounting, cpa test: Finance degree is more important than accounting degree. Not having CPA might HELP you find work. A degree in accounting without a CPA would be better than the alternative. You might wish to check out http://wwww.roberthalf.com or http://www.brillianpeople.com...

Business Majors: accounting(Financial Statements Analysis), percentage of completion method, financial statements analysis
percentage of completion method, financial statements analysis, financial ratios: An economist would say that revenue is earned as the product is being produced. Production adds value, value added increases wealth, and wealth increases from nonowner sources increases profits. This idea is consistent with the way people view their wages....

Business Majors: accounting minor, local college, beauchamp
local college, beauchamp, dr joseph: You would need to check out the http://mrinetwork.com site and look at the jobs. You will see the requirements and education on the nearly million jobs listed. Then, I would recommend talking to an admission person at a local college in your area. They can...

Business Majors: admission, undergrad majors, business majors
undergrad majors, business majors, city college of san francisco: Students who pursue an MBA come from a wide variety of undergrad majors. And, I am not just referring to Business Majors. I don t think that your undergrad major will not be an handicap in choosing your MBA major. For info on admission and careers for business...

Business Majors: applying PPI to real prices, elephant in the living room, seeing the elephant
elephant in the living room, seeing the elephant, professional insight: Here are a few more notes to consider --- Dr. Joseph deBeauchamp Business firms in search of effective methods of coping with inflation often employ price adjustment (escalation) clauses in long-term sales and purchase contracts. A conservative estimate...

Business Majors: What area of business do you recommend?, finance majors, finding the money
finance majors, finding the money, dr joseph: You might try the school or university in your area: Argosy University. http://www.agrosyu.edu is the website. Although some colleges have some bad reputations, most are the same in coursework. When I look into what the employers are becoming more concerned...

Business Majors: B Schools, b schools, b school
b schools, b school, trick question: Amanda: I really can t tell if this is a trick question. So, I will try. Instead of the quality of school, as of way back in the 50 s, law schools and engineers were called just that and biz schools were called for some reason, B schools. it is...

Business Majors: BBA credit hours, bachelors degree in business administration, bachelor of science in business administration
bachelors degree in business administration, bachelor of science in business administration, bachelors in business administration: Hi Abbas, About the credit hours, please refer to the university promotional material. If you have a 4 year BBA degree, then it is usually adequate for admission to an MBA program. BBA and BSBA are just titles (like many others). Do not let these specific...

Business Majors: Business Administration Degree, business administration degree, mba consulting
business administration degree, mba consulting, business adm: Jobs are now available without the MBA. Some work can be found in information technology without a master degree. Medical, statistics, communications, and marketing all provide opportunity today, even without a MBA. Consulting practices today are looking for...

Business Majors: Business computing, state references, beauchamp
state references, beauchamp, competitive environment: The IT industry shows many changes. Business owners need to find professionals that provide V2V for their planning. Velocity to Value continues to remain the focus in IT planning. Far too many programs come into business owners today (such as CRM), which show...

Business Majors: Business Majors, business majors, prestigious business
business majors, prestigious business, beauchamp: We schedule 20 different MBAs at our university. Any time you involve yourself with a check in the door, you elevate your chances getting hired. Therefore, marketing and investor relations directly involve cash to the company, and not another cost center....

Business Majors: Business major, executive recruiter, dr joseph
executive recruiter, dr joseph, specialization: As an executive recruiter for MRI Seattle, you might want to check out myself and the team under http://www.mriseattle.com. Seldom does the degree matter in the employment process. Mostly, it is how you are able to explain the benefits to the employer. Employers...

Business Majors: Business major, college dropouts, business majors
college dropouts, business majors, average earnings: It works in many different ways. But, I think that it is beyond doubt that there is a strong correlation between the average earnings of professionals and the school they attended. Naturally, there will be a difference that arises from person to person. ...

Business Majors: Business in Pharmacy, regional wholesaler, wholesale drugs
regional wholesaler, wholesale drugs, pharmacy education: Usman, You could wholesale drugs, and actually they make alot of money. $500,000 per year is common. You make your hours as you choose. See high level doctors, and hospitals, and other educated persons. If you like to run your affairs without corporation...

Business Majors: business administration, school counselor, degree in business administration
school counselor, degree in business administration, business administrations: You should have some basic business classes in High School. When you enter into college you can obtain your first degree in business administration. Just in Seattle, where I live, there are 50 schools that provide for a degree that is undergraduate in business....

Business Majors: business/mother, grove city college, beauchamp
grove city college, beauchamp, dr joseph: Stay with a business that starts with a profit and revenue immediately. Avoid any business ideas that show a future revenue or sales. Do not work towards a business that delays the turnover until sometime in the future. This is the best way to start a business,...

Business Majors: business in pharmacy, pharmicist, pharmacy school
pharmicist, pharmacy school, dr joseph: You will need a license from the state where it will require a Pharmicist to run the store. You will not have to obtain these to own a business and run the store. If you own a drug store, you do not have to obtain a license, just the people issuing the drugs....

Business Majors: business, power curve, bachelor degree in business
power curve, bachelor degree in business, average salary: It is more important to track the business, prior success to determine the degree and salary. A business degree in marketing is probably best. This would allow you to understnad the management aspects, and look over the areas of fast growth. For example, Google...

Business Majors: Career Path, certified fraud examiner, cpa license
certified fraud examiner, cpa license, fraud examination: Jesse, You might consider going for financial analysis CFA before you move onward. The CFA is held in higher esteem and the jobs pay better for a money manager and/or publishing on the forward looking aspects of the business. These are three hard tests,...

Business Majors: Choosing the Best Business School, undergraduate business schools, best business school
undergraduate business schools, best business school, jeff boyd: I do not believe that finance and operations can be outsourced to India because of Sarbanes Oxley. I would have a different ranking of undergraduate schools than some people. I would limit any school that had over 35 students per class. I would recommend that...

Business Majors: College Business Degree, goldman and sachs, huntsman program
goldman and sachs, huntsman program, argosy university: Diego, Where you get a degree really does not matter at all. Argosy University, part of Education Management, was recently purchased by Goldman and Sachs. I would think that this new ownership will elevate Argosy University, since they will shortly become...

Business Majors: Confused on Masters Degree, human resources field, work psychology
human resources field, work psychology, bachelors degree: I would suggest you that MBA in marketing and human resources. Contact a school of your choice and see the student services people to help guide you. Employment will be much stronger if you continue into MBA rather than a MA. Dr. Joseph de Beaucham...

Business Majors: changing careers, sarbanes oxley, court experience
sarbanes oxley, court experience, bus admin: Companies need people that can help in the legal area. HR or compliance for their stock or Sarbanes Oxley are large areas of concern for companies today. A degree will help, but the primary need is to focus on the benefits that you can help them. You should...

Business Majors: Should I get a concentration in Human Resources?, business management degree, human resource field
business management degree, human resource field, concentration: Naturally Jennifer, this is something that cannot have a yes or no answer. But based on what you write, if you are sure that HR is what you want to spend your career in, I would encourage you to stay another semester. Thanks Ajeet http//businessmajors.about.co...

Business Majors: cpa, accounting degree, degree in accounting
accounting degree, degree in accounting, cpa exam: Yes you would be able to find jobs with CPA, and not an advanced degree in accounting. You might try out http://www.mrinetworks.com --this is a site that has 3 million salaried jobs all over the world. We have 1500 offices in 35 countries. We get a broad view...

Business Majors: DILEMMA, cominvest, commerzbank
cominvest, commerzbank, larger company: I think since Commerzbank is involved as a parent of Cominvest, then this is still the recommeded choice. Berlin also has branches of Commerzbank. With this bank you would be able to move and travel anywhere in the world. This bank has excellent resources...

Business Majors: Direction for an MBA, chemistry area, masters in business administration
chemistry area, masters in business administration, bachelors in biology: Mike, I am not aware of any university that allows real estate MBA. You can check http://argosyu.edu and look into this school. It is where I work and there are something like 20 different MBA programs. Once you complete your core subjects, you can tailor...

Business Majors: degree for bussinesmen did not finish high school, undergraduate business degree, high school diploma
undergraduate business degree, high school diploma, academic credentials: Hello, Honestly. I don t have much information about the issue. The one option I can think of if you are interested in a business education is an executive MBA. These programs are designed for executives who are already working and for whom a work experience...

Business Majors: Will my degree be taken seriously?, southern nazarene university, fortune 500 companies
southern nazarene university, fortune 500 companies, rogers state university: I taught at UOP. I did not like the style of teaching, and quit. I would say that it is perfectly accredited. UOP would be completely satisfactory to employers, and many employers pay for their employees to go there. Again, this UOP has much group work in...

Business Majors: What is the difference between, executive head hunter, one billion dollars
executive head hunter, one billion dollars, fortune 500 company: Ang I think what is meant by this is grade point average. Overseas, where I got my last several degrees, I received honors because I did a prefect 4.0 or A. I think that USA universities can also do this. When I received my first masters degrees in the...

Business Majors: education, department chairperson, fianace
department chairperson, fianace, executive recruiter: Marketing graduates make more money in the world, than finance people. Tell your folks that marketing persons can make more money, and find easier employment. I would suggest that you go onto http://www.mrinetwork and look up an executive recruiter in your...

Business Majors: eligibility criteria, bachelors of science, india bangalore
bachelors of science, india bangalore, medical background: MHP is not a MBA. As I understand this, you do not need a medical background to enroll in this degree. As to the MBA, you certain do NOT need a medical background for this degree. You may wish to read over the http://online.argosyu.edu site on our MBAs. Check...

Business Majors: Failed Ad Campaign, melissa sue anderson, lynda carter
melissa sue anderson, lynda carter, little house on the prairie: Not familar with the ad, or the issues. Perhaps contacting a local college and talk to someone in the business department with a degree in business marketing would help? Or, contact a local ad company would help? I have taught no marketing classes in the last...

Business Majors: Flexible Budgeting, analytic capabilities, hospital finance
analytic capabilities, hospital finance, budget preparation: Budgeting Ė Fixed and Flexible Print Despite managementís best intentions, hospitals still spend hundreds of hours developing their budgets. Most agree they spend too much time on administrative and process issues. It would save time and money if the...

Business Majors: Floral Industry Product and Packaging, mercury man, flowers plants
mercury man, flowers plants, leonard green: I am not sure on this topic. I would suggest you go to http://hoovers.com (free website) and type in the word flowers. I found this: FTD Group, Inc. (NYSE: FTD) 3113 Woodcreek Dr. Downers Grove, IL 60515 (Map)Phone: 630-719-7800 Fax: 630-719-6170...

Business Majors: Business Administration Degree, degree in business administration, complete waste of time
Business Majors: Business Administration Degree, degree in business administration, complete waste of time, job opportunity

Business Majors: Professor salaries, aacsb accredited schools, accounting faculty
Business Majors: Professor salaries, aacsb accredited schools, accounting faculty, average salary

Business Majors: finance, present value annuity formula, present value annuity
present value annuity formula, present value annuity, effective annual rate: You would multiply the payment times two, and then twelve. You mentioned bi-monthly which means twice a month. My number is more correct. However, semi-annual makes this an impossible problem. This does not exist in the real world. Dr. Joseph de Beaucham...

Business Majors: about finance division in a company, division hierarchy, leadership theory
division hierarchy, leadership theory, finance division: Hakim, I would recommend by reading Leadership, Theory and Application Skill Development, by Lussier and Achua, 2nd edition, publisher Thomson, ISBN 0-324-15556-5. Read Chapter 4 on pages 70-81. You can find this edition in most public libraries. You are...

Business Majors: finance, division hierarchy, employee logs
division hierarchy, employee logs, finance division: where are you located? grade? class? finance handles the cash of the company. IT uses the numbers applicable in the company and compares those to the activities of the company; sales, revenues cost of goods and expenses and places ORIGINAL document...

Business Majors: HELP!, international business degrees, pacific lutheran university
international business degrees, pacific lutheran university, doctorate levels: I work at http://argosyu.edu and you might look there. I found the layout better with private or for profit schools over the state run universities. I would recommend this school, after teaching right up to the doctorate levels at many schools for over 20...

Business Majors: Hello, my name is Scott.I..., liberal arts school, qualitative aspects
liberal arts school, qualitative aspects, small liberal arts: Scott, You might want to try the http://argosyu.edu site. We have over 72 campuses, and have online eduction. We were just sold to Goldman, and will become private. We are under the parent of Education Management, or symbol EDMC. You do not need the GMAT...

Business Majors: help please, first three months, wave theory
first three months, wave theory, basics of accounting: Amir, You could go to http://www.argosyu.edu --where I teach. You will have a catalog and by subject. Also, http://online.argosyu.edu could be helpful to you. Most universities do not tell you specifics in the first three months. They tell you general subject...

Business Majors: help, high school grades, quality university
high school grades, quality university, beauchamp: Try Argosyu.edu and go over and meet them. They have online and classes. Quality university and would take you to at least a graduate level. Fully accredited. http://www.argosyu.edu or http://online.argosyu.edu for a quick look up. Dr. Joseph de Beaucham...

Business Majors: hi, master of business administration, beauchamp
master of business administration, beauchamp, dr joseph: M, MBA stands for Master of Business Administration. You can go to the site of http://argosyu.edu or http://onlineargosyu.edu for more information about the programs for this school. Many other schools have websites that define the courses and requirements....

Business Majors: hi, dr joseph, ofcourse
dr joseph, ofcourse, time limits: I think that the area of marketing is best received now. A business major in marketing will help most in job finding and pay. Most universities have courses in classes in the day and the evening. Teachers in the evening are usually better because the classes...

Business Majors: hotel and restaurant management, restaurant management, research paper
restaurant management, research paper, salaries: wowowo ok tipping: it is expected in some industries and prohibited by others. It is the only biz i know where: owners keep disproportionate profits since they are permitted to spread the costs of salaries 2x [the customer pays for all expenses...

Business Majors: hotel and restaurant management, hotel business, restaurant management
hotel business, restaurant management, beauchamp: Use http://www.hoovers.com and look up a hotel or restaurant. Towards the bottom of the profile, such as Hilton, you see listed several competitors. Financials show up on the left side. You could then study the sales to asset ratios of say ten competitors...

Business Majors: International Business, podunk iowa, ancillary courses
podunk iowa, ancillary courses, average salary: AR: I have only known one person to get such a degree but I am sure hundreds have. an MBA with ancillary courses accomplishes the same thing. who uses them? any fortune 500 firm, any American firm with a foreign office. more. salary; 35-125k,...

Business Majors: International Business and Finance, calclus, wigets
calclus, wigets, glendale arizona: Yixin: International finance is a field of study in the business world. You can focus your studies anywhere you like. I am not great at algebra, or calclus but neither is needed outside of engineering--regardless what the teachers or counselors say....

Business Majors: International Business, lap top computers, namibia africa
lap top computers, namibia africa, printer cartridges: how about Namibia, AFrica, and make it the internet. or, lap top computers or manufacturing of printer cartridges or $50.00 PDAs. etc. or Swaziland or Lesotho [also Africa] thanks for asking [what grade r u in? what school? do have a job...

Business Majors: And what about that import..., revenue generators, import taxes
revenue generators, import taxes, dear mr: any municipal body [city, state, federal] can make any laws they like and that includes taxes, their favorite revenue generators. tell me more. YOU seem to be beating around the bushes-- what do u actually wanna know? HOW TO set up an import biz ...

Business Majors: More info on MBA programs, mba programs, mba program
mba programs, mba program, private school: I would try a few universities in the area, and go visit the dean for the school. Having a sit down with a local professor will help alot. You might try a private school, and then a public university. Other websites can be helpful, but you should check out...

Business Majors: international market research project help, deposit receipts, indian aviation
deposit receipts, indian aviation, aviation sector: Tulika, You could go to the Bank of New York s website and look up American Deposit Receipts. You would then find that about 50 companies in India trade here. You can also go to the India website for their stock markets, and you will be surprised to see...

Business Majors: Jobs available for a Business Admin Graduate, price waterhouse coopers, internship in london
price waterhouse coopers, internship in london, pappas restaurants: I would recommend that he goes to the http://mrinetwork.com site. Going to this site, he will find hundreds of thousands of jobs. He will be able to determine what he is qualified to do, and where the jobs are movning the best. We have an international company...

Business Majors: Knowledge Management, industry cluster, skill knowledge
industry cluster, skill knowledge, car dealerships: learning is a process of gaining a new skill knowledge is what is already known innovation is using the first and second to come up with something new industry cluster is often many retail car dealerships on the same street. Consortium is like businesses...

Business Majors: Law Degree or MBA?, education references, subjective view
education references, subjective view, education degree: Both are considered a higher education degree, since they come from above high school. Higher education references the use of college or university work. If you are asking, which, is better ... that is a matter of subjective view. Both have equal issues for...

Business Majors: Marketing research, seminar class, business seminar
seminar class, business seminar, faster service: one develops marketing reserch, not a MR. AS I am guessing u live in Europe, why not find out what is most needed by your friends? That would make an excellent project!! for example: Hi-- I live in city , perhaps near you. AS I see it, our...

Business Majors: Master of Economics or Master of Finance, prestigious business school, master of finance
prestigious business school, master of finance, master of economics: You might want to read over the listing on the http://www.mrinetworks.com and see what employers are looking to hire. Most jobs in management require at least an MBA. You will find a few on this site that do not. This will help you form better conclusions...

Business Majors: Master of Economics, bachelor of finance, master of economics
bachelor of finance, master of economics, gre scores: If you truly look at the rankings, they do not provide you enough information. The degree that you receive tells you nothing about the employers need for your services. You should work with a recruiter or headhunter. You would find that having the ability...

Business Majors: MBA Course, health services management, mba co
health services management, mba co, universities in toronto: Dr. Kylene Quinn at kylenequinn@aol.com should be able to help you. She can be reached at 425-829-8782. I think you could take a MBA in IT with compliance twist in Sarbanes Oxley regulations. I teach most of the accounting and finance classes for Argosy University....

Business Majors: MBA requirments and opportunities, mba marketing, mba course
mba marketing, mba course, educational documents: Some places allow you to take up to 21 different special situations within the MBA: marketing, IT, finance, and so on. Most campus requirements are writing up a personal statement, transcripts, references and TOFEL. The admissions department should be able...

Business Majors: MBA Study, sajid ali, mba study
sajid ali, mba study, marketing marketing: Big question, long answers. Here is a short answer: work on a specific subject in your MBA, such as marketing. Marketing and human resources are very good skills to have to find work now days. Both areas within the MBA look to help find you work. Dr. Joe...

Business Majors: Meaning of Bachelors of Science, bachelors of science degree, bachelors of science
bachelors of science degree, bachelors of science, human resource management: Arts degree are considered more liberal arts, where science degrees have more math and science in the coursework. You will find this out when you go online at several universities and scroll down in the requirements. You could see that the concentrations are...

Business Majors: Microcredit, professional institutions, indian context
professional institutions, indian context, microcredit: Microcredit refers to loans of very small amounts (often as little as 500 rupees), given by non-professional institutions to participants of their community. In India, there are a large number of small business people, artisans etc. They do not have access...

Business Majors: what major should i take in my MBA?, department chairperson, bahria university
department chairperson, bahria university, mba course: I would suggest that you sit down with your department chair person. This could help you map out your course work in the future. With you in overseas school, and far away with different language, the best person would be your department chairperson. Over here,...

Business Majors: Which major?, mba school, finance investments
mba school, finance investments, masters degree: General administration degrees are what most take in management. You might want to work in graduate school, since most corporate jobs require a min. masters degree. You might think about a MBA with human resource area, since you are in psychology. Most MBA...

Business Majors: management accounting, management accounting, economic time
management accounting, economic time, beauchamp: Shopping to spend us out of a bad economic time? No, people should behave responsibly with their incomes, and save also. The government controls the economy with Says law. Spending money to improve the economy makes as much sense as ----smart people should...

Business Majors: management of diversity, human resource management, company states
human resource management, company states, issues management: Now I understand. Thank you for the question. In the last year, we reviewed over 6000 annual reports on this topic. Only one public company states the break down of diversity to the public. This is Ford, and would be good for you to order, since they break...

Business Majors: management, free management library, leadership and supervision
free management library, leadership and supervision, line groups: Index of Topics in the Free Management Library(SM) Complete, highly integrated library of resources for nonprofit AND for-profit businesses To find any of 675 highly integrated topics, click here First-timers | Home page | Contact us Free, For-Profit...

Business Majors: mba stream, international business course, proper communications
international business course, proper communications, corporate compliance: Tulika, I think corporate compliance, Sarbanes Oxley regulations, and investor relations is a growth area. I would suggest that many companies in India, and the world, are just starting to understand that proper communications to the investment public is...

Business Majors: Nation's best Hospitality and Tourism Management programs, hospitality and tourism management, university of nevada las vegas
hospitality and tourism management, university of nevada las vegas, nevada las vegas: I do not know about this. I do have a recommendation on this, however. I would send you over to admissions at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. http://business.unlv.edu/ because this is Vegas, they would know about this. I got my first two degrees from the...

Business Majors: Negotiations seminar, american arbitration association, negotiation and conflict
american arbitration association, negotiation and conflict, business professors: You might try and sign up with the American Arbitration Association. You might also try an Argosy University in your area and ask one of the psy. professors or business professors on suggestions. I work at the Argosy campus in Seattle, and there is an...

Business Majors: need to know, kylene, studying engineering
kylene, studying engineering, beauchamp: Ahmed, You might try connecting to Dr. Kylene Quinn at Argosy U. She has wide powers to help you in this quest. I think she can work something out to your satisfaction. She can be found at kylenequinn@aol.com or 425-829-8782 ---many of the classes in...

Business Majors: Online v/s Traditional classes, masters in counseling, argosyu
masters in counseling, argosyu, poor reputation: Kbailey, I work online and in classroom at ArgosyU. I am in Education, Psychology and business department. I know that others have poor reputation for online degrees, but not ArgosyU. I also honestly find that classroom is a much better place to teach and...

Business Majors: Organizational Leadership, organizational leadership degree, business majors
organizational leadership degree, business majors, casino management: Off beat specializations go so far as a degree in casino management (http://businessmajors.about.com/b/a/105355.htm). Compared to that Organizational Leadership sounds much more mainstream. But, I am always vary of the motivation in running such programs....

Business Majors: Organizational Leadership, organizational leadership degree, mba level
organizational leadership degree, mba level, financial publishing: I review about 6000 companies a year, and look at their hiring. I publish on about 2000 of those. A business degree is important now days. Organizational Leadership would not be what I would recommend. Most companies are hiring human resource people, marketing,...

Business Majors: online and campus universities, employment chances, bachelor degree in business
employment chances, bachelor degree in business, business managment: I have taught both for decades. I believe that there are certain subjects that do not learn well for online, such as statistics. I do not think that this will impair your employment chances, but you might have some areas where you could use some dialog in...

Business Majors: online degree, multimedia usage, ba degree
multimedia usage, ba degree, running a business: I think all universities and colleges have online programs. Argosy University to Harvard all have degree programs online. Some topics will probably never work online, such as fashion or the arts. Psychomotor skills like boxing will never work online. However,...

Business Majors: Part-time MBA, time mba, inforte
time mba, inforte, mba program: I would work at this part-time. It might add a year to your study, but nothing like employment. All are good schools, and you will probably find more value starting with a company now, and finishing the MBA over time. Check out distance learning courses also....

Business Majors: PhD Program, internal audit department, dba program
internal audit department, dba program, argosy university: Initial public offering is the IPO. This means that all is in the open and discoverable. You will know the financial situation of the school and the key people. This is good information to know, and another reason why I selected the Cappella. We had 50 colleges...

Business Majors: Planning a teaching career in mgt/mkt, introductory level classes, masters in canada
introductory level classes, masters in canada, business information systems: Hi Hsk, I understand your situation quite well. In 1991, I obtained my bachelors degree in Computer engineering. Thereafter, I got an MBA from the Univ of Texas at Austin, and spent the following decade in teaching / training. But, you are going to have...

Business Majors: Professor salaries, business professors, professor salaries
business professors, professor salaries, money aspect: I have a Ph.D. in economics and one in Finance. I am working on my third, and final, in Educational Leadership. Professors make from $60K to $80K. Many schools will pay for adjuncts, which is part time teaching. You can also make $3k per class you construct...

Business Majors: prerequisite, walden university, apollo group
walden university, apollo group, mba schools: You can get into most universities on probationary basis for the first 19 credit hours, and if you maintain a good GPA, then you are able to move into full time schoolwork. Many universities have gone to open enrollment and accept anyone provide they meet...

Business Majors: programming careers, python programmer, high school education
python programmer, high school education, python language: I do not know anything about this language. I would think that knowing the basic languages are important for the field. You could call public companies in your area and ask for the department of technology. Ask them what they recommend to take, and what they...

Business Majors: proper ststement, handyman business, proper nouns
handyman business, proper nouns, billing question: Randy; I cannot tell if you are writing a letter, sending an invoice, or what? what you are saying so far a charge against gross income means nothing to me. I would not use it to describe anything. I am guessing though, that a few words changed...

Business Majors: regarding affiliation, appollo group, franchise program
appollo group, franchise program, university harvard: If I understand, this will vary per university. Harvard would not consider this, and some universities do have a franchise program. You might try the Appollo Group or Phoenix University, since they have an easy way to affliate with other schools outside the...

Business Majors: Salary, average salary, mba degree
average salary, mba degree, business employers: It could range alot on different factors. I think that the income would remain about the same for the starting pay for both BA and MA. Where I think it would make the most difference is getting an interview. Many business employers only consider a MBA as a...

Business Majors: Schools for Degree In Finance, mba finance, business majors
mba finance, business majors, ajeet: Dear Gandharv Vasudev, Your question is very important to your career planning, but at the same time, it is impossible to handle without a detailed analysis of your case and background. At this point, I am not in a position to do so. I receommend that you...

Business Majors: Scope of the problem?, low job, organizational outcomes
low job, organizational outcomes, job satisfaction: Shain, Better go back to the teacher. You should call and clarify with them right away. The teacher will have their way on how to have this information provided. It would be wrong to answer this for you, since they have to provide you a rubric on how...

Business Majors: Simple question(s)..., composite indices, stock share
composite indices, stock share, wave action: It is usually expressed in dollars. Most indexes have a division adjustment and average to the total price per share per company. To make more sense of this, since sometimes people learn better when reading in a library, you might go to the public library,...

Business Majors: scholarship in mba major , in canada(ontario), goldman and sachs, art institute of toronto
goldman and sachs, art institute of toronto, school admissions directors: Azadeh, I think you should call and speak to the admissions director of your school. Admissions directors are very familar with scholarships, grants, and government loans. In Canada, there is something like FASA money down in the states. I also found...

Business Majors: I am a senior in high school and am..., business classes, beauchamp
business classes, beauchamp, dr joseph: International business usually has some classes that would fit for you. There are even classes in the stock market that would help you learn how to make investments. Most school have international business classes that would be perfect for you. Dr. Joseph...

Business Majors: textile industry analysis, strategic planning institute, learning curve effect
strategic planning institute, learning curve effect, experience curve: Jules, Quite far outside my area. There are quite a few research reports out there, but very expensive on the subject. Mostly in France and Germany, I found some material. I would suggest that you contact the Arts Institute in your area and ask for...

Business Majors: topic for mba summer internship, american depositary receipt, mba summer
american depositary receipt, mba summer, india companies: You probably have a public library in your area. In this library there is probably a mutual guide that is called Morningstar. This would have the International section of mutual funds, and these would probably be buying stocks in India. Also, Bank of New York...

Business Majors: Vocational School or Public School?, education options, sacramento state
education options, sacramento state, vocational school: To be very honest, much as I would like to answer your question and help you to the extent possible, unfortunately my experience regarding the education options you are considering is very limited. From my discussions with my students I find that many of...

Business Majors: I want to go to school for..., beauchamp, series 7
beauchamp, series 7, degree program: Finance major has the opportunity to move into accounting to venture capital. Yes, a business major and you could go to a PhD on the topic. Financial Advisor is usually a test called a series 7, and quite common. You should stay on a degree program, and move...

Business Majors: What????, class document, business area
class document, business area, beauchamp: Best way to determine this is a call to a local school, and ask for their website. You might look over http://www.argsoyu.edu ====and under the business area. You will then obtain full class by class document on what is required and what the courses are about....

Business Networking: business networking, referral marketing, animation academy
referral marketing, animation academy, creating animation: Hi Kaniyoor, Without knowing specifically what you do or exactly what you are selling it is hard for me to give you specific advice, but I certainly can help get you started as the basic referral marketing principles can be applied to selling anything....

Business Networking: money management, double digit growth, target market
double digit growth, target market, marketing products: Hi Sean, The answer is false . There are so many variables associated with marketing products and services that there are subsequently an almost infinite number of reasons that could prevent financial success that make the answer to your question ...

Business Networking: Refferals, search engine optimization, referral fee
search engine optimization, referral fee, doing advertising: Great question Roman; You are already on the right track, you just need to tweak what it sounds like you are already doing. Advertising is everywhere in our world economy. As a result large numbers of consumers are numb to it; so sending people you donít know...

Business Networking: Google Sniper, negative votes, rule of thumb
negative votes, rule of thumb, knowledge with regard: Hi KGG, I do not know anything about Google-Sniper , so this information is my opinion and only based on my years of experience and personal knowledge with regard to similar programs. What I can tell you is that google-sniper is a product being...

Business Networking: Referral Fees, direct response advertising, right on target
direct response advertising, right on target, small business owner: Hi Mike, Generally, referral fees run between 1 and 5 percent. Larger construction groups pay around 2% of the entire contract, so you are in the ballpark. However, these larger groups are also biding on projects of $500,000 or more. If your average bid...

Business Networking: quixtar, social networking sites, starting your own business
social networking sites, starting your own business, myspac: Hi Arayn, I can t tell you personally whether or not Quixtar is a good company to do business with as I have no experience doing anything with them. I can tell you this - Quixtar is better known as or formally known as Amway Global. They do business worldwide....

Business Networking: Electronic Commerce, small business advertising, reputable businesses
small business advertising, reputable businesses, scam artists: Hi Housam, I could write on this subject for days. This is a very large and involved subject area. The answers below are basic but hopefully will give you somewhere to start additional research if you wish. 1. The simplest answer to your first question...

Business Networking: How Creates Vodafone Marketing Campaigns , Vodafone, Marketing
Vodafone, Marketing, Brandia Central: Hello Aniket, It would appear that somewhere along Vodafone s rich history they recruited several bright marketers, and developed an internal Marketing Department, For example: http://www.vodafone.com/start/media_relations/news/local_press_releases/greece/greece_press_release/vodafone_s_new_advertising.html...

Business Networking: Facebook, Facebook, Status Update
Facebook, Status Update, Wall Postings: Hello Wayne, The Status Update box, and the area you uses for posting comments are the same. The difference is that when your status area next to your name is empty the post will display on both your status and your wall. When status is filled all posts...

Business Networking: FBML, FMBL
FMBL: Hello, You need to segment the image and place codes in tables. Here s is a detailed example of I page we did for Rainmaker: table cellpadding= 0 cellspacing= 0 width= 520 tbody tr td colspan= 2 valign= top width= 520 img width= 520 px...

Business Networking: Opinion on social media..., Opinion on Social Media, Is Social Media a fad
Opinion on Social Media, Is Social Media a fad, DIR Incorporated: I agree to some extent. For some reason social media has come to mean Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. And yes, some brand are paying too much attention to those social media platforms. Ultimately, I brand needs to determine where its target audience hangs...

Business Networking: Using online social networks for a business start-up, social networking sites, online social networks
social networking sites, online social networks, referral marketing: Hi Roger, Your thought process for marketing a small business is right on track. All I will do is help give you some direction which I think may help you get things started. Social media is taking over. It is no longer a trend in advertising; it is...

Business Networking: affiliate marketing, affiliate marketing program, full time job
affiliate marketing program, full time job, luck jim: Hi Krasimir, Good question. Your hesitation in jumping in to any affiliate marketing program is wise, especially if you are required to spend any money to get in. Affiliate marketing is not easy. Affiliate marketing can be a full time job but has...

Business Networking: Referrals, referral fees, advertising costs
referral fees, advertising costs, tax preparation: Hi Linda, Sorry it took so long for me to respond. I am not a tax advisor so please don t use my thoughts on this for tax preparation purposes. Generally speaking, referral fees are classified as an advertising expense because you are paying someone...

Business Networking: Management Consulting, resource procurement, social networking site
resource procurement, social networking site, networking groups: Hi Ronnie, The Internet offers all sorts of tools to market yourself. The hard part is getting people to use those tools to find you. Start by joining a social networking site. I will use facebook as an example. Create a personal profile and then create...

Business Networking: links, internet marketing, seo
internet marketing, seo, social media: Hi Arahin, Of the very many ways you could go about getting other sites to link to yours, I m just going to talk about a few - outbound linking and inbound linking from forums, blogs, articles and social media. Outbound linking is very straightforward...

Business Networking: contact marketing, marketing, referral marketing
marketing, referral marketing, BNI: Hi Neal, BNI and similar referral based networking organisations are excellent vehicles for SME s to market their business. As are active groups such as Chambers of Commerce, Rotary and Lions Clubs. Successful word of mouth marketing depends on consistent...

Business Networking: online marketing, business traffic, exact questions
business traffic, exact questions, attractive website: Hi Dave, What you are describing does pose challenges. However I happen to be a director and on the board of a company that has a business plan that seems to answer those exact questions. The company does not specifically deal with one particular type of...

Business Networking: Attracting Affiliates., affiliate marketing company, affiliate marketing programs
affiliate marketing company, affiliate marketing programs, luck jim: Hi Andrew, The best and most prestigious worldwide online affiliate marketing company I know of is Commission Junction. They literally have thousands of companies they run online affiliate marketing programs for. You can find them here http://www.cj.com/...

Business Networking: Contacting Athletes, Sport agent ethics, social rules of engagment
Sport agent ethics, social rules of engagment, sports business networking: Dear AG, I know it is tempting, but do NOT contact the athlete yourself. First, you want to make sure you are NOT breaking any collegiate bylaws. Look at some of the issues USC and Reggie Bush have recently faced. If the agency you are suppose to...

Business Networking: Local Online Marketing, local search optimization, search engine visibility
local search optimization, search engine visibility, rating and reviews: I can certainly understand your desire to grow your presence online, because, the growth of search marketing has become a primary driver of buying decisions in some local market segments. This growth is most evident for small business owners. In fact, if your...

Business Networking: Socially Perfect!!!, move baby move, social media marketing fitness
move baby move, social media marketing fitness, video content sharing process: Dear Meranda & Aaron, Move Baby Move has a ton of potential, especially via use of social media. However, there are areas of much needed improvement. Your website needs to be more socially engaging, streams, like buttons and widgets are available on...

Business Networking: LinkedIn Dilemma, goals, future plans
goals, future plans, firing your boss: Al, Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. It has been busy around here lately. It sounds like your ultimate goal is to leave your main career in due time . I was in a similiar situation a couple of years ago. What I did was I removed the...

Business Networking: Marketing, Golf Course Packages, Makreitng
Golf Course Packages, Makreitng: Bob, You are way ahead of the curve in that you at least have two databases with unique distinctions. The first thing I would do is reach out to the 2500 with a brief survey offering a free meal at the clubhouse for their time to respond. Ask them what...

Business Networking: Marketing, marketing, referral marketing
marketing, referral marketing, networking: Hello Lawrence, I m rephrasing your questions a little and hope you ll forgive me for this and that it won t mean missing out on any aspect you would like addressed: 1. How to use a word of mouth marketing (WOMM# strategy to inform your target market about...

Business Networking: Drupal Website Developers, open source platform, open source content
open source platform, open source content, open source content management system: Hi Jessy, Drupal is an open source content management system that can be used to organize, manage, and publish content. Because it is an open source and distributed under the terms of a general public license, it is constantly being updated and worked on...

Business Networking: I NEED YOUR ADVICE, chevron texaco, light crude oil
chevron texaco, light crude oil, social networking site: Hi Christopher, Sorry, I a don t know of any other networking sites. Linkedin is free for basic use and is by far the largest and most powerful online networking platform for business people in the world. Linkedin has many groups that focus on oil and gas....

Business Networking: open source social/community networking, open source platform, open source web
open source platform, open source web, bells and whistles: Hi John, I am not aware of any off the shelf social networking software that you can plug into an existing web site. However, I am aware of and have built web sites using an open source platform (Joomla) that includes functionality similar to what you...

Business Networking: social networking sites, social networking sites, invention of the telephone
social networking sites, invention of the telephone, world hi: Hi Diana, Great questions! Are social networking sites good for our society? In my opinion it doesn t really matter. Social networking sites are here to stay whether we like it or not. Like the Internet itself, online social networking has changed how we...

Business Networking: Need Some Tips For Marketing, sign holding, marketing your business
sign holding, marketing your business, networking: Hi Vandan, Regrettably their is no magic formula for marketing your business. In fact I think you are doing the right thing by calling existing web development companies and asking them if they outsource work. I would take that one step further. Find out...

Business Networking: Lead Gen for Commercial Construction, Lead Generation, Marketing Automation
Lead Generation, Marketing Automation, CRM: Hi Chase, I would love to discuss this further in private. That said, here is the approach we would take. 1) Using the Revenue-Driven Marketing model, we would conduct a full assessment on the marketing and sales departments to address alignment issues,...

Business Networking: ORGANIZING EVENT
Dear Anita, Please accept my apology for not answering your question - I do not get very many questions and hadn t logged in for a long time. I noticed your question was marked pending since May 2013. Unfortunately, at that time I was seriously ill in hospital...

Business Networking: Raising Awareness For Our Program, Nonprofit Awareness
Nonprofit Awareness: Hello Dave, First of all, you have a great cause. That said, I think you could start be augmenting your digital presence. Use success stories, create powerful infographics, and empower your staff and volunteers to share their reasons for being a part...

Business Networking: business profiles, business mentor, dun bradstreet
business mentor, dun bradstreet, jennifer thanks: Hi, Ra. Thank you for your question. My suggestion is for you to contact Dun & Bradstreet for information about the companies you are interested in. They can assist you with other resources that are on a global scale. Their website is http://www.dnb.com....

Business Networking: Career Transition and Networking, alfredo alamo, networking groups
alfredo alamo, networking groups, facebook: Hi, Alfredo. Thank you for your question. I would suggest you use websites like MeetUp.com or Facebook to talk with others about their careers. You may also want to check out a personal growth meeting group such as the Power Teams from Anthony Robbins...

Business Networking: Contracts, sears holding corporation, hoffman estates il
sears holding corporation, hoffman estates il, foot trailers: Hi, Tiffany. Thank you for your question. You will need to approach companies like Walmart, Target and Kmart by finding out other trucking companies they work with and whether they work with a broker or direct. One of the best ways to network for this...

Business Networking: How to findout about wheather on line jobs are real or your being led down the garden path?, e mail address, legal ramifications
e mail address, legal ramifications, garden path: Hi, Alemenia. Thank you for your question. I would caution you to do your due dilignece in a situation like the one you have presented. Make sure you are very familiar with the whole situation. This situation is a specific example described in...

Business Networking: question, hatem, proper actions
hatem, proper actions, big boss: Hi, Fars. Thank you for your question. Your best strategy is to be transparent with Linda. Let her know you d very much like to work for the company. Also let her know you have concerns re: Hatem and tell her a brief concise history of your interactions...

Business Networking: Social Networking, sphere of influence, exchange numbers
sphere of influence, exchange numbers, social networking: Hi, Mary. Thank you for your question. One of the easiest ways to make friends is to ask others what they do when they are not working. If they have a similar interest that you have, ask them what groups they belong to or if they know of other resources...

Business Process Reengineering: businesses
Hi Suzanne, Perhaps your request has landed in the wrong expert zone. Please check your request with the site administrator. I can help you with advice on Business Process Re-engineering, Microsoft Access and IT Consulting/Outsourcing but not Yellow...

Business Process Reengineering: BPR
Hi, A company can determine which business processes need re-engineering ONLY after drafting out a brief layout of your current Business Process. Your business process should be identified first in the form of a workflow diagram and then converted to a...

Business Process Reengineering: Comprising a Task Analysis
Hi, Optimum factor allocation is a part of production Domain, this is where MAJOR FACTOR[s] in the entire production process are classified to identify & measure the efficiency of every production task performed. This can vary from Machine-to-Machine...

Business Process Reengineering: process
Dear Vahid, Salaam, Please write to me on manish@aqantassoftware.com, so I get your email address. I wish to send you a .PDF explaining Measuring the Effects of a Step Change using the EPC Process . I m sure it will help you. Best regards, Manish...

Business Process Reengineering: sir tell me ans
Salaam Mr.Malik, The Domain area for Survey Instruments and field procedures is really vast. I would like to know which area of expertise would you like information on. Anyway for Advanced field procedures pls follow this link. http://avaxhome.ws/ebooks/advancedfieldproceduresforemergencies.html...

Business Process Reengineering: Products, anita roddick, health licence
anita roddick, health licence, advisory web: No they really happen. Lord Alan Sugar started from the back of his car. Sir Richard Branson started from his university room. Hewlett and Packard started from a shed. Unfortuantly rules and regulations as well as the tax authorities mean that you must...

Business Process Reengineering: Requisitions., homework question, benefit of the doubt
homework question, benefit of the doubt, requisition: I was not quite sure whether this was a homework question or not but I will give you the benefit of the doubt. You should be asking not what should happen but more what works for your company. It is plainly obvious that the Sales Department need some way...

Business Software: basic software, small business accounting, federal estimates
small business accounting, federal estimates, office expense: QuickBooks is considered the premier small business accounting package. They have almost no competition in that area. That being said, I think she should probably have an accountant and use what the accountant recommends. She may be able to get by with a simple...

Business Software: Excel to Calc Conversion, office web site, calc program
office web site, calc program, excel workbooks: I have not worked with Macros in either Excel or Calc. I expect there to be problems, though. I do not know the differences between the Macro language in Excel as compared with Calc. I did a mass convert from Excel to Calc, several years ago with few problems....

Business Software: MS ACCESS CHECK BOXES, check boxes, colume
check boxes, colume, contract number: You might be able to get the result you are looking for by having each color be a separate field. Then a check on the form could be recorded as an x in that color s field for that record. For the most part I have been working in Open Office rather...

Business Software: personal database, personal address book, shareware libraries
personal address book, shareware libraries, time span: To manage an address book, there are bunches of things you can use. Check shareware libraries. However, Project Management is a much larger issue. Most project managers can get very expensive. Considering the types of projects you are using, MS Project...

Business Software: what to use, assets liabilities, customer vehicle
assets liabilities, customer vehicle, vehicle expenses: Yes, Quickbooks is best. Quicken does not have a balance sheet to track inventories, assets, liabilities, etc. I do bookkeeping and taxes, so let me know if you have any questions regarding other issues. - Arthur Naman namansrv85@naman.com ...

Business Software: cafezee, e mail address, address support
e mail address, address support, yahoo group: I did a search and couldn t find any support sites for the product. They do have a support e-mail address: support@cafezee.com. You might consider starting your own Yahoo group or similar for user support. Hope this helps Scott Go to Yahoo Groups....

Business Software: Email Extractor Programs?, e mail addresses, realtors in houston
e mail addresses, realtors in houston, houston realtors: There are web sites with mailing lists for purchase. One I have heard of is www.infousa.com, although there are others. Just search on the term mailing list for more. They should provide actual addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc. These...

Business Software: Microsoft Access Find Duplicates Query, report wizard, information jpg
report wizard, information jpg, database in access: Ok, I suspected that. Because generally, you would not include both name and e-mail address in the link table. You would only have a foreign key linking back to the customer table. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office...

Business Software: MS- Access - Isolate a record in a report, report in ms access, report thanks
report in ms access, report thanks, command button: Again, it depends on how you run the report. I need to know that to advise. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office Access 2007 VBA Excuse me? I just saw your ratings and I must take exception to them. There are different...

Business Software: New Program, investment portfolios, software manager
investment portfolios, software manager, investment manager: I would go to the software manager s supervisor or the highest level manager he can find, maybe even the investment manager s supervisor. If he can t get management signoff, then he should have the investment manager making the request sign off that he understands...

Business Software: PDF, adobe acrobat reader, excel spreadsheet
adobe acrobat reader, excel spreadsheet, wikipedia: I just took a look at that article and I can see where it might be a little confusing. Think of it this way. If someone sent you an Excel Spreadsheet, you would not be able to open or view that file unless you had a copy of Excel installed on your system....

Business Software: Milage by State, street atlas, state border
street atlas, state border, milage: I don t know of any software that will break it down like that. I do know that Delorme s Street Atlas can create a route where you can include several stops. You can add a stop for whenever you cross a state border. You could, then export the routin listing...

Business Software: Modifying Lebans PDF Converter, button code, command button
button code, command button, sample database: OK, if you don t need to select from a list then just substitute the3 report name for Me.lstRptName surrounding the name in quotes. So if your report is named MyReport you use: blRet = ConvertReportToPDF( MyReport , vbNullString, _ MyReport & .pdf ,...

Business Software: Ms access password, access password, microsoft access
access password, microsoft access, application data: I just double checked and I can t see anything that would require a login when just loading Access. I would try holding down the Shift key as you open Access. It may be automatically loading a database. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: shopping cart, web host service, building my own website
web host service, building my own website, cart code: That s not what you asked nor did you tell us what research you had done. But like I said, the search suggestion I gave you listed several samples of code. If you had asked the right question I would have declined to answer. But, silly me, I thought you...

Business Software: Adobe Acrobat, cutepdfwriter, hp scanner
cutepdfwriter, hp scanner, ebay: First, if all you need to so is create plain PDFs from scans, then you can getby with a generic PDFMaker. You can download CutePDF, which us a freebie. This creates a PDFwriter in your Printer list. So to create a PDF you simply select the CutePDFwriter as...

Business Software: OCR Software, automation solution, cvision
Business Software: OCR Software, automation solution, cvision

Business Software: How a field is displayed in a form, conditional formatting, microsoft access
conditional formatting, microsoft access, mvp: Well first, you don t have fields on a form. You have controls that may or may not be bound to fields in a table. This is a subtle but important distinction. You might look at conditional formatting, it may do what you want. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: OCR Software, plain text documents, ocr button
plain text documents, ocr button, sister product: I wouldn t use OmniPage for this. OCR works well with plain text documents, but when you have heavily formatted documents like forms, the elements aren t going to come through well. What I would suggest is using either OmniForm (a sister product to OmniPage...

Business Software: Open Office Writer (grids) and Calc Spreadsheet, office writer, allexperts
office writer, allexperts, open office: If the program is freezing every time you use the software, then I would uninstall and reinstall. Perhaps there is a corrupted file or something. I have been using OO as long or longer than you have without any problem like you describe. Having said that,...

Business Software: OpenOffice Writer Formatting Issue, pdf conversions, system default
pdf conversions, system default, problem description: The answer may be that a user has to option of using the settings that are on the document or using the system default settings - for formatting. BTW, I just read on the open office support site, a posting by alyh23 dated 02/21/08 which, based on the problem...

Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, lockup, ing
Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, lockup, ing

Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, physical memory, memory 512mb
physical memory, memory 512mb, memory capacity: Star Office - I used this software years ago when OO was at a beta version, pre-v 1.0. I have not used it since. I expect that the code is the same with only additional features added (which is why it costs to purchase). Memory: I suspect that your memory...

Business Software: Tracking Sales and Inventory with Access 03, product id field, inventory control system
product id field, inventory control system, using quickbooks: Although I am not using Access at this time, having switched to Open Office, I have used it to make changes to forms and reports. I have not used the Order Entry template or any other Access template for that matter. You should be able to accomplish this...

Business Software: Visio - size to widest, ms access forms, drawing programs
ms access forms, drawing programs, format painter: No I can t find any thing similar in Visio. When you place a shape in Visio it places it at the same size. If you don t change the individual shape you can adjust the size of several shapes at once. But you can t make several shapes the same size if they were...

Business Software: Web based company bulletin board, usenet newsgroup, free bulletin board
usenet newsgroup, free bulletin board, server network: You can setup a Usenet (newsgroup/NNTP) server, that s Open Source. But there are free WEB based BBSes. Unfortunately I don tknow any off hand, but googling free WEB BBS should find some. Another option would be to setup a private Yahoo group. Hope this...