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Modern Etiquette for Professional Social Gatherings

  • Modern Etiquette for Professional Social Gatherings-

    Do Pay Attention to Office Culture

    Many companies and their employees go out for drinks on a regular basis, sometimes after work, and a few may even partake during meetings or conferences. However, other company cultures may be vastly different and alcohol may be prohibited. Find out what is acceptable, expected and comfortable for you and your colleagues.

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Modern Etiquette for Professional Social Gatherings

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    Do Pay Attention to Office Culture

    Many companies and their employees go out for drinks on a regular basis, sometimes after work, and a few may even partake during meetings or conferences. However, other company cultures may be vastly different and alcohol may be prohibited. Find out what is acceptable, expected and comfortable for you and your colleagues.

From office-wide happy hours to office parties and corporate retreats, work events are often characterized by a more relaxed but professional environment, casual chats with colleagues, and the inclusion of alcoholic beverages. Though these events are often a wonderful way to connect with coworkers and interact with the power-players, they can also be monumentally disastrous without modern manners.

Sharon Schweitzer, an international etiquette expert and founder and CEO of Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide, offers the dos and don’ts of work event etiquette to help you enjoy the night and find the balance between personal and professional behavior.