Sure you can read your employee handbook, but who has time for that. So, I’ve compiled a list of tweets, that cover the do’s and don’ts of calling in sick, proper break room etiquette, how to impress your boss, and how to establish a good working relationship with coworkers.
Having a good relationship with your boss is key to getting a promotion. Be sure to answer their questions with confidence.
Let your boss know you’re willing to go that extra mile.
Annual reviews are a good time to bring up important matters.
Establish a rapport with your boss by letting them know they are a great leader.
Always give your supervisor advance notice, when you are going on vacation.
Take responsibility and let your boss know when you are going to be late.
Calling in sick can always be tricky, because you want to let your boss know you’re sick, but you don’t want to have to bring in a doctor’s note.
Always reassure them, that it’s nothing too serious and you’ll be back in the office soon.
Add a little description of your illness for authenticity.
Pick out your wardrobe the night before, to save time in the morning.
It’s always a nice gesture, when you bring in food to share with your coworkers.
It’s okay to confide in your coworkers.
Keep your relationship professional though.
Let coworkers know your door is always open.
Always be clear with your colleagues and leave no room for ambiguity.
Don’t overload your schedule.
Ask your coworkers about their weekend.
Don’t forget to speak clearly and leave a detailed voice message.
Ask HR if you’re not sure about something.
Always treat your subordinates with respect.
Make sure you have plenty of office supplies.
Most importantly, backup your computer. You never know when it will crash.
6 thoughts on “Office Hack: The Impractical Guide to Office Norms and Protocol”
As always, you put a smile on my face! I think Alex P. Keaton might take offense to the Reaganomics tweet!
I hate to have to contradict the great Alex P. Keaton and his love of money, ties and sweater vests. 😍
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Don’t forget his briefcase!
These tweets are sheer brilliance. I am no longer proud of my own Twitter account. Thank you for that… 😉
Same. I think all my followers are mainly bots. I’m not even sure if these guys are real.
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