Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition (Emily Post's Etiquette)

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For nearly a century, one name has been trusted above all others when it comes to proper decorum: Emily Post. In this completely updated 18th Edition of the classic Emily Post’s Etiquette, the mantle is picked up by the great-great-grandchildren of the First Lady of Etiquette, who tackle the latest issues and demands of the twenty-first century—from texting and tweeting to iPhones, Facebook, and all forms of social media. The perfect guide for Millennials living on their own for the first time who wish to establish themselves properly in the workplace—as well as for Baby Boomers in the midst of planning their children’s weddings, entering retirement, and helping to care for elderly parents— Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th Edition, remains the essential handbook to proper social behavior.

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Communication On The Go How to use your cell or smartphone politely, with special tips on texting and emailing.

Social Networking Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogs...strategies and principles for successfully managing your virtual relationships, no matter the platform.

Tattoos and Technology in The Workplace Can you show your tats and piercings? Should you handwrite or email a thank-you note to an interviewer? Plus advice on effective networking, dealing with coworker conflicts, romance on the job, and much more.

Today's Families Examines the evolving dynamic of what a family is and how to set the standards and values in your own home. Includes advice for dealing with change, from a twenty-something moving back home to an eighty-something moving to a retirement community or nursing home facility.

Manners for Children and Teens Guidelines for parents on how to teach essential manners for situations at home, with friends, and out in the world. The advice is geared to a child's developmental age, making it easy for busy parents to learn and teach.

Dating in a Virtual World How to build your online profile, interact electronically, and have a safe and successful first date. With advice on getting back into dating and the etiquette of breaking up.

Plus Special Features Real-life Q&As; suggested scripts for handling difficult situations; sample invitations and announcements; an alphabetical how-to-eat guide from Artichoke to Spaghetti; and useful reference charts on names and titles, dress codes for every occasion, and wedding budgets.

About the Author:

Peggy Post, Emily Post's great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen books. Peggy writes a monthly column in Good Housekeeping and an online wedding etiquette column for the New York Times.

Anna Post, is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, the coauthor of Great Get-Togethers, and the author of Do I Have to Wear White? and Emily Post's Wedding Parties. Anna contributes regularly to Reuters and DailyWorth.com, and is a columnist for Inside Weddings magazine. She also conducts business seminars for major corporations.

Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, is the coauthor of Great Get-Togethers and author of How Do You Work This Life Thing? Lizzie is the Institute's graphic designer. She also produces the Institute's videos and e-learning program.

Daniel Post Senning, is the great-great-grandson of Emily Post. As the manager of Web development and online content at The Emily Post Institute, Daniel develops and maintains the Institute's website and social media presence. He also conducts business seminars for corporations and universities nationwide.

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