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Archive: 2012

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: Save the knife...
    24 October 2012

    "Would you like to hold onto your knife?" asked the server.   It always seems like a strange question. There you are holding a knife dripping with salad dressing and you are not quite sure what to do...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: Shake on it...
    04 September 2012

    Your handshake speaks. It must be firm. It should say: "I am intelligent.  I am confident.  And I am darn glad to meet you."   A weak, limp handshake says:  "I'm not sure of myself.  I am not sure...

    28 August 2012

    Part-time Jobs Fair Thursday, August 30, 201211 a.m. - 2 p.m.Great Plains Ballroom - Memorial Union The Part-time Jobs Fair is an annual event and provides an excellent opportunity to connect with...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: I Now Pronounce You...
    28 August 2012

    There are worse things you can do at a business meal than order steak tartare medium rare.  That is why it is helpful to know how to pronounce items on the menu correctly, so as not to look like a...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: Eyes on the Fries
    30 July 2012

    French fries are finger food, right?  Not always. If the french fries are served with a burger or sandwich, which is eaten with the hands, then one may use one's fingers. If the french fries are...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: Beautiful Loser
    17 July 2012

    I was invited by some co-workers to be in their volleyball league. A friend of mine was dating a man who seemed like a great catch. He was handsome, physically fit, charming and nice...until we played...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: New Kid
    18 June 2012

    The "new kid" in the office always makes me think of that Far Side Cartoon by Gary Larson, where the new kid in the classroom stands out because he is radiating sparkles of newness.   That may or may...

  • Optimal Resume Account Holder - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
    14 May 2012

    As of June 15, 2012 the NDSU Career Center will no longer offer Optimal Resume and you will not be able to log into your account.   FAQ’s   1.    How do I save the documents I have created in...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: Only the Lonely
    14 May 2012

    Here is the person I really don’t get: the person dressed for business on the airplane or in the airport, playing Solitaire on a laptop or other computing device.What a waste of time and battery...

  • Etiquette Tip of the Week: A Stirring Issue
    02 May 2012

    If you stir your iced tea with an iced tea spoon, the spoon stays in the glass while you drink the tea. To do this, trap the spoon against the side of the glass with your index finger, while you wrap...


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