If you’ve travelled overseas for a meeting, you’ll want it to go well, yet there are major business etiquette fails that Brits are making on their travels.
If you’re having trouble sleeping, turn back now – when it comes to nightmare colleagues, we’ve got commentary on employees from hell who will give you sleepless nights.
We get it. You’ve got a brilliant idea you know could be huge if only you could land it in the right people's laps. So what do you do? You network. The following guide will help you do it so well you’ll never have to do it again.
The BAFTA-worthy grilling by the House of Commons speaker John Bercow of health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s refusal to put down his mobile device during a recent parliamentary session will go down in history.
There has always been potential for SME bosses to expand their horizons and trade across the globe. But with mobility so often being inhibited due to the lack of knowledge about a country, its time that SMEs get a better grip on the cultural differences found in various countries.
Job applicants are often the ones being judged by prospective employers as they find themselves in the spotlight and under interrogation during interviews. However, it's actually the interviewers that are the ones to watch, with some of them turning up drunk.
It's thought that a strong handshake and freshly pressed outfit are usually required to make a good impression during a business meeting. However, it turns out biscuits also play a part in whether a company stands a chance of securing a deal or not.
Like the saying goes, you can’t please all of the people all of the time, and chances are you won't be making anybody's day if you're guilty of breaching office etiquette. Hint: Go easy on the makeup and ensure you're contributing to the tea round.
No kisses, no all-caps… what are the top ten pieces of advice when writing work emails? Here is how to ensure you are using the correct email etiquette.
In their first column, the Secret Salesperson reveals their advice for the first time you meet a new client.
Culture plays an integral part in overseas transactions. What you do and how you do it will affect your negotiation; never assume, advises Jo Haigh.