ARTICLES RELATING TO ETIQUETTE

Even if you're dreading your office holiday party, you still have to go. Here's your survival guide

2018-11-30 14:11

You don't have to stay for the entire office holiday, but you also shouldn't skip it. Here's your office party survival guide.

Don’t be that guy at the braai - are you one of these 6 worst characters found around the fire?

2018-10-12 13:12

We spoke with braai-fessional and rugby journalist, Tank Lanning, to walk us through the 6 worst characters found around braais all across South Africa.

Bride cancels her wedding after guests refuse to pay over R21 000 to fund her dream wedding

2018-08-28 15:11

Is this the world’s worst bridezilla yet?

Bride fires bridesmaid via a petty email that's gone viral

2018-07-31 00:00

What do you do when a person who is part of your entourage is a hindrance instead of a help? Here’s how to politely kick someone out of your wedding.

Have you snitch tagged? Why it's worse than gossiping

2018-06-08 14:45

Social media is taking trolling to a new petty level.

13 things you should never say at work that most people don't know

2018-05-10 08:14

Work etiquette varies from company to company, but there are some things that are universal.

4 things you should never say to a newly engaged couple

2018-01-24 12:12

No, you can’t ask the bride-to-be if she’s planning to start that diet soon.

Things you really shouldn’t say to someone with a disability

2017-12-15 12:07

We've all probably made at least one gaffe in the past...

Five email mistakes that make you look unprofessional

2017-06-13 09:58

Key strategies to ensure you don't fail when it comes to basic email etiquette.

4 things every bride-to-be should never have to do (unless she wants to)

2016-10-06 16:06

How to have the wedding of your dreams without being weighed down by the (unwanted) opinions of others.

 

There's a less painful way to make small talk than asking 'What do you do?'

2018-09-23 09:13

If making small talk is painfully awkward for you, it might be because you're asking the wrong questions.

Restaurant Hacks: these are the rules for splitting the bill

2018-08-03 11:57

Dining out on a date or with your family can be fun, but also a little bit stressful when it’s time to pay. Follow these simple rules and say goodbye to awkward bill folder moments forever.

WATCH: Interesting and quirky food etiquette from around the world

2018-06-25 15:37

When it comes to eating, there are some rules you just aren't allowed to break!

The 10 most hated people on a plane

2018-05-25 12:38

A recent survey by AirlineRatings.com found that people are most annoyed with fellow passengers who smell bad. Other irritating passenger types include out of control children and those who bring too many carry-on bags.

Here is the perfect way to end an email — and 26 sign-offs you should usually avoid

2018-03-02 10:16

Experts explain how to sign off your emails with minimal risk and maximal charm.

I said yes, now what? The rules for announcing your engagement

2017-12-29 00:00

Is there a right and a wrong time when it comes to announcing your engagement?

4 things the mother of the bride should never do

2017-09-13 10:45

Are you a bride to be? Print this out or e-mail this to your mother.

Office meeting etiquette: what are the rules?

2017-02-20 10:36

Can you eat during a meeting? Is it okay to leave your meeting early? But then you’ll be late for the next one. This and other rules.

4 annoying things you need to stop doing in your work e-mails

2016-08-24 11:36

Do you use the reply all button? Send out an e-mail, only to phone the recipient to ask if he or she’s received your mail? You need to be stopped.

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