How is Your Professional Etiquette?

You may be a seasoned professional, but it’s always smart to brush up on your professional etiquette. If you want to leave a positive and lasting impression, you need to know what to say and how to act.

Careerealism has created a quiz to test your professional etiquette. Take a minute to answer the professional etiquette questions below:

1. Your email address looks most like:

2. After a job interview, you:
(a) Send a thank you note right away
(b) Send a thank you note a couple of days later
(c) Don’t send a thank you note

3. During meetings, you:
(a) Pay attention closely, ask questions and take notes
(b) Listen, but only speak up when you’re called on
(c) Text the entire time

4. Your emails are generally:
(a) Brief and to the point, but well-written
(b) Long and vague
(c) Riddles with both spelling and grammatical errors

Okay, you’ve probably caught on by now — if you answered mostly As you’re an expert at professional etiquette. You know exactly what to do when it comes to etiquette in the workplace. If you answered mostly Bs, you know the basics but there are a few situations that you don’t know how to answer. Mostly Cs? Your etiquette skills need work. Figure out which areas you need to improve and work on them.

You can take the full 10-question quiz below: