Business Etiquette

Use these business etiquette tips to ensure you are as professional as possible throughout your workday.

Unprofessional conduct

Failing to display proper business etiquette won't help your career, but engaging in unprofessional conduct could result in losing a promotion or even your job. Never engage in the following inappropriate behaviors:

  • Coming to work under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Engaging in unethical practices, such as misusing company funds
  • Engaging in sexual harassment
  • Showing a lack of respect to superiors, peers, or subordinates
  • Using foul language
  • Complaining publicly about your organization or supervisor
  • Engaging in divisive gossip
  • Violating confidentiality