The Real Estate Industry just like every other public entity comprises of people with
demographic and psychographic differences. These differences in personalities within the
Industry often breeds different behavioural patterns which may lead to conflict or
disagreement within the workplace, thus making the environment unconducive for optimum
performance amongst workers. This is where the need for Office Mannerisms come in.
Office Mannerisms otherwise known as Office Etiquettes is a set of norms widely accepted as
appropriate behaviours within an entity. They are usually unwritten codes which employees
should follow in order to be successful at the workplace.
Below are few tips:
Keep Noise to a minimum- The office is not a club or market place, hence the need to keep the atmosphere at optimum serenity.
Put personal phones on silent- Personal phones blasting out into office can be disrupting and off-putting to fellow workers.
Show Respect to Colleagues at all time- Ensure you treat colleagues with the same level of respect you would expect them to treat you.
Reply Colleagues Messages as timely as possible- Don't keep your colleagues waiting whenever you receive a mail or text messages from them.
Avoid taking personal calls on your desk-This is quite unprofessional.
Dress appropriately - Ensure you clearly state what is and not "appropriate"
Dress appropriately- Ensure you clearly state what is and not "appropriate"
Introduce New Employees to other Team Members- This will help them get acquainted with other members within the workplace easily.
Help New Employees know the office or industrial do's and don'ts.
Be pleasant and polite to your co-workers- Always make use of the two magic words 'Thank you' and 'Please' whenever you want to ask or receive something.
Pay attention to the interest of co-workers -show genuine interest into the hobbies and past-times of other workers.
Don't Interrupt Colleagues when they're speaking- this is rude and shows lack of social skills.
Be a good team player- Ensure you play your part as expected within your team, communicate clearly and effectively and share credits for a successfully completed tasks with your team mates.
Generally, the essence of the Office Mannerisms is to encourage positive working relationships among workers within the Real Estate Industry or workplace place at large.