A button-down collar is always appropriate for after 5:00 pm meetings. This is FALSE. Button downs are OKAY, but they are considered more casual. A spread collar is better for evening.
Etiquette Tip: What is wrong with the place setting in this picture? In America, at a correct table setting, every fork from left to right is married to a knife. The two utensils are picked up together as you begin a course. This setting is missing a knife! Also, silverware never rests on the [...]
What kind of clothing tricks can be employed to make a short frame appear taller, so you don't seem so little next to your colleagues? To appear taller, hem, hose, and heels should be the same color family. For example, a black dress with black hosiery and [...]
When you are standing up at a cocktail party, the proper way to hold your wine glass is by the bowl. False. The proper way to hold a wine glass is by the stem, in your left hand, so that your right hand is free for handshakes.
Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether you are a host or receive an invitation, knowing how to conduct yourself will make the gathering merrier. Here are a few tips that will help you sparkle! Be a Fabulous Guest • When you receive an invitation, reply as soon as possible. This [...]
Parking attendants automatically expect a dollar. True and False. In a small town, a dollar is still acceptable. In the city, two dollars or more are the norm.
Beer and soft drinks consumed from a can or bottle at a business function are acceptable. This is True and False. If you are inside a facility, opt to have your beverage served in a glass. You look much more professional. If you are outdoors at a company picnic, drinking from a can or bottle [...]
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At a deuce (table for two) your client will sit in front of you. If you are sitting at a four top (table for four) your client will be better positioned on your left if you are right - handed.