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effective communication

Employee's Workplace, New Worker

5 Tips to Improve your Communication with a Co-worker

I receive several questions from time to time from readers which sort of relate to how to deal with another employee at work or a boss. Most times, it all boils down to communication which can be quite tricky because everyone is unique and there is no one way to treat everyone.

And it dawned on me. I’ve been giving advice to my readers on how to work with people, for the benefit of others it’ll be a great idea to share general manners on how to communicate with co-workers in the workplace.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Does Culture Affect Your Writing or Communication at Work?

Before I relocated, I was the type that would send a casual email, write or communicate in this format:

“Dear Sir/ Ma,

I hope this email finds you well?

I am sending this email because I am….”

And then, of course, I’d end the email with a “Yours sincerely”. Actually, I think I frequently used “Best regards” Haha!

Did you notice that there was no form of abbreviation or nada?! I’d read and re-read my email to be sure that I had made no errors and to ensure that the email depicted me to be a formal person.

Maybe it was the culture, now that I think of it.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

How to go about Employee Orientation

One way a company can familiarize with new hires is through an orientation process. This involves some form of introduction to new employees on long and short term goals of the organization, values, mission, and the management structure of the company. Expectations are thereafter set and this gives the new employee a broad idea of what to expect on the job. It also gives him/ her an impression of the company’s culture. Therefore, you certainly don’t want to have a poor orientation process for your company.

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