Workplace Perspective – an employment law podcast produced by SAFFIRE LEGAL, PC

Episode #5 – 2017 Holiday Survival Guide – Small Talk and Socializing

Workplace Perspective is a regular podcast series for employers and employees focusing on education, training, and the law to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer / employee relationships.


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Thank you for joining us! Today’s episode continues our 2017 Holiday Survival Guide! – This is the third of our  four part series on how to survive and thrive during the holiday business social season. Today we offer tips on mastering the art of small talk and socializing!  Join us next week for our final holiday episode as we focus on how to politely disengage from any social situation.  




The 2017 Holiday Survival Guide

Over the next four weeks we’ll be publishing a series of podcasts providing business social etiquette tips and insights into a variety of critical social skills necessary if you want to navigate this year’s holiday business social scene with style and confidence. Our line-up includes:

  • Creating a positive image of yourself and your company
  • Being a good host and a good guest
  • Engaging in small talk and socializing
  • Politely disengaging from any social conversation



2017 Holiday Survival Guide – Mastering the Art of Small Talk & Socializing!



SAFFIRE LEGAL, PC offers customized business etiquette training focusing on a variety of important workplace issues – including handling difficult situations, social media in the workplace, workplace civility and more. For more information check out the Business Etiquette page on our website.



Claudia Shambaugh

(Assistant Producer Extraordinaire! and host of the UCI Radio Program “Ask A Leader”)


Stephen Vercelloni

(Composer Extraordinaire! Today’s episode features the song Grifter)


Teresa McQueen is a business etiquette trainer certified by the Emily Post Institute. Materials used in researching and preparing for today’s podcast are © by the Emily Post Institute and licensed to SAFFIRE LEGAL, PC.


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