How to properly serve & types of table service

  As waitstaff, you are members of the world’s most outstanding team. Because of this, there are both expectations and opportunities regarding your knowledge and performance: You are each truly exceptional within a very competitive business arena. This means that you must stand out as competent and knowledgeable. Below are ...

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Holiday Greetings: E-cards? Paper Cards? Letters?

E-mail & E-cards for the holidays The classy thing to do is to send a paper holiday card instead of an e-mail or an e-card greeting to your friends, relatives, vendors, guests, and clients. Having said that, it’s a big and interconnected world and there are so many exceptions. Take ...

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Gossip At Work

Gossip.  Such an unkind, hurtful, and generally untruthful thing. Consider the points below when listening to or being tempted to repeat gossip at work. You are part of a valuable, trusted, and hardworking team. Unkind gossip will hurt the effectiveness and closeness of your team. Gossip will erode the trust ...

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Business Buffets – 20 “Must Knows”

Buffet service may be the choice of your host at your next business or social meal or reception. Buffets can be found in the most informal and the most elegant of venues. The rules are straightforward: You will have to stand in line and wait your turn. Think of this as an ...

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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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Flying for business? Here’s what you need to know!

Follow the tips in this article and your business trip on a commercial airliner will go very smoothly! First and most important, remember to take your ticket/boarding pass, picture I.D. and passport, if required. You will be boarding by row or section, based on where you are sitting. This is where ...

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