Work functions

  • At functions, which side do I put my name badge?

    Ms Manners, At functions, which side do I put my name badge? Read More
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  • Casual Christmas parties ideal for start-ups

    An HR expert says start-ups should opt for casual Christmas parties amid reports of a return to corporate opulence in the wake of the global financial... Read More
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  • Handling functions

    Ms Manners, I find it hard at standing functions to hold my drink, eat and shake hands. What are the best ways to do all of this? Read More
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  • Have a barbecue for staff and customers

    It’s the end of the week. Thank goodness for that. Your brain is starting to malfunction, your staff are looking glassy eyed and everyone is watching ... Read More
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  • How close is too close?

    It appears in this day and age one can be accused of sexual harassment over something as trivial as a joke in the workplace. Which begs the que... Read More
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  • Picking the right venue

    Ms Manners, I’m going out for a business lunch with my boss and new client and he said I should pick a restaurant. I don’t know what sort of place ... Read More
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  • Picking the right wine

    Ms Manners, When I go out to a meal with work I never know which wine to pick, apart from just looking for what’s in my price range. Any tips? Read More
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  • Set down some Christmas party rules

    Ah, the Christmas party season. Don’t you just love it? Overly boozed staff, late nights, long waits for a cab home... who says Christmas isn’t a time... Read More
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  • What’s the etiquette for work Christmas parties?

    Dear Ms Manners, I enjoy Christmas parties because I get a chance to finally relax and have a drink with the people I work with. But what is “appro... Read More
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