Watching tawdry TV is one thing, discussing it at work is quite another

If you're a fan of Saturday Night Live, you've probably seen the sketch, "Dick in a Box," featuring comedian Andy Samberg and singer Justin Timberlake. It's a spoof on a music video for

Published on: October 14th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Digital Manners: E-Mail Etiquette: Tips for Home and Work

E-Mail Etiquette: Tips for Home and Work Mind the spam. Distribution lists are a godsend for getting the word out about something en masse, but take care not to spam your recipients. A

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Christopher Null

Top 10 tips for savvy networking on Facebook

What's okay on Facebook? On sites like MySpace, anything goes (or seems to), but the rules of etiquette on Facebook seem to be a little more refined--not a lot, mind you, but a

Published on: August 5th, 2009 Christopher Null

SMS etiquette: Six rules of thumb for text messaging

Perhaps the wildest, most unpredictable area in the realm of high-tech etiquette, text messaging is fraught with pitfalls that can turn otherwise sensible people into rude and thoughtless jerks. Try these simple tips

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Christopher Null

Six smart ways to select and approach your online contacts

One of the most fundamental rules of social networking etiquette: You must carefully consider who you "friend" or "connect" with on services like Facebook and LinkedIn. According to career experts, the people with

Published on: May 28th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Five tips on conducting an effective job search online

Searching and applying for jobs online is becoming increasingly popular among Canadian knowledge workers today. Businesses too have started to post positions – not just on the traditional online job boards – but

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Mind your manners for LinkedIn networking success

Building a strong profile on LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, has taken on greater importance as the economy slips deeper into a recession. What information you decide to include, or exclude, could

Published on: December 5th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Five ways to build a fantastic Facebook profile for work and fun

Balancing your work and personal life on social networking tools such as Facebook has become more complex than ever - and the dangers go beyond the well-publicized examples of posting party pictures to

Published on: November 25th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Web 2.0 etiquette – How not to look like a moron or jerk

Social networks like Facebook and MySpace have turned many social norms inside out. Your online friends may not be friends offline-and you may not be exactly whom you claim to be, either. How

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Dan Tynan