offers a comprehensive workplace and job center page with advice on "surviving
office life." Under the "Strategies" heading, you'll
find a fun, interactive etiquette quiz: "Are your
manners holding you back?" Also lots of other help here on
communicating, an "are you burned out" quiz, and plenty more
"Are you the office oaf?" Test your etiquette skills
asks the question: "are you careless or considerate" in several
sensitive situations? Take the manners quiz.
Good manners give you an edge over other job seekers who are not as
polished. Take the job-hunting
etiquette quiz to brush up on job-seeker protocol.
Are you a potential new hire or just another resume? Emily
Post has a quiz to help you test your job-seeker's
The nuances of nasty and nice e-mail are covered in this email
etiquette quiz to see how email friendly you are.
From etiquette expert Peggy Post, you can find out how savvy you are when
using e-mail and instant messengers by taking the Netiquette
Along with success skills and tips for success, the Bucks County Community
College also offers an online netiquette
For recent grads looking to land a dream job, business etiquette can be
tricky. For instance, you've forgotten a lunch with a business
associate. Or, the waiter's approaching to serve wine and you
don't want any. You turn your glass upside down -- are you
correct? Making the right moves can make a big difference -- test
your business etiquette.
San Diego State University's
Career Services Online Tutorial invites you to take a business
Do you have the savvy civility to pass Miss
Manner's etiquette quiz?
Who's the first to
initiate a handshake? Should you use your cell phone at a
business meal? When can you talk business at a business lunch? Take
You accidentally spill food on your client at lunch. Quick,
what should you do? Test
your business etiquette and also check the 13 business etiquette
This business etiquette quiz lets you know if you're a
goofus or a gallant -- do you dazzle with marvelous manners or get
under everyone's skin?
What do you do when you spot unusual utensils at your place setting?
Where do you put your purse while dining at a restaurant? Check
your etiquette IQ.
For parents -- and
kids ages five and up -- take the table manners quiz and
see how your family measures up. And check the nine steps to good table
iVillage asks the question: Are you helping or
hurting your child's behavior? "Kids don't misbehave in a vacuum -- their actions are a result of what they've learned from you as a parent." Take this quiz to find out how the climate in your home
can affect your child's behavior.
Careful Katie's Manners
Quiz helps teach the right thing to do when it comes to sharing,
being thoughtful, being responsible, not eating with your mouth full,
and other etiquette pointers -- for children of all ages!
"Are your kids barbarians or well
mannered ladies and gentlemen?" This question, together with tips
and resources for teaching children manners, good sportsmanship, plus manners
quizzes are at “Manners
for Kids (and Parents)” provided by the Family Education
Are you minding your manners as well as your muscles at the
gym? This gym
etiquette quiz lets you test your good behavior at the health
When was the last time you ran into a beach etiquette quiz?
for the ladies. And here's one
for the gentlemen.
Before you step onto the green, take the golf
A good hostess tries to make her guests feel comfortable.
Here's a quiz to
discover your party planning personality: "Are You a Great
-- take the My
Fair Lady etiquette quiz and test your knowledge of 20th century
For a comprehensive collection of quotations
on civility, values, anger, respect, and more, may we politely
suggest you visit the quote library of the Josephson Institute of
Here are some more quotes
on the subject of manners which are offered to inspire and
What fun... from a 1922 Emily Post
"Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home"
opus you get salutations on the street and in public, chaperons,
fundamentals of good behavior, party giving tips, and plenty of other deportment
Here's another nostalgic walk down etiquette lane -- "A
Manual of Etiquette" by Daisy Eyebright. Published
decades ago, its basic premise still holds true: "Etiquette has been defined as a code of laws which
binds society together...Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or
refine...They give their whole form and color to our lives."
Etiquette's hot! (Amazon.com offers well over
1,700 books on etiquette!) Check out the American Memory Library of
Congress and take a side trip to 19th
Century self-help and self-improvement books online. Works cover commonsense politeness, courtesy, and hints on boosting
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