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Hand Gestures – Cultural Expectations

—-Be Aware of International Differences—- When receiving international visitors, avoid the “OK” sign. The okay sign may signal an unspecified obscenity in Russia, Germany, Brazil, Greece, and Turkey. In France and Belgium, it means that you have no value. Also avoid the “thumbs up” sign. This is an offensive and ...

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Coming Out – Do You Work In Hospitality?

The laws protecting the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) associates vary widely by country, state, county and province around the world. GLBT rights in the United States have evolved over time and vary on a jurisdiction by jurisdiction basis. Depending where you live, you may not ...

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Hospital Etiquette – 20 Things You Must Know

At some point in your career, one of your associates may be hospitalized. Most of us are uncomfortable around illness. You, or a representative from your organization, must visit your ill co-worker at the hospital. It’s your job to be pleasant and smile while visiting. Remember not to wear perfume ...

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