Professional Image & Etiquette. Instructions The following is a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. It is not required that you have this program installed on your computer.
The following is a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. It is not required that you have this program installed on your computer.
To navigate from screen to screen, click your mouse OR use the scroll bar of your browser. If you need to reverse, right-click your mouse and select the “Reverse” option OR use the scroll bar of your browser.
Dress for the job you want not the job you have
Levels of Dress
Key element: Suit
Still neat and clean
May be OK in some settings
Acronyms - LOL TTFN
Emoticons ;-) 8-} >8-0
Do not use text message talk
Don’t use lots of !!!!!
Don’t mark everything urgent
Don’t reply all unless you REALLY mean to.
Do proof read it before you send
Do include a subject line – otherwise it could be deleted
Do add the email address last – to avoid accidentally sending it too soon.
Do use proper capitalization and punctuationEmail is not Always Casual*
*Getting from College to Career, Lindsay Pollak, Harper Collins 2007
The technology does not belong to you
You can’t – so relax
Whoever has the GOLD makes the Rules!