Working Together: Professionalism 101 (Enhanced DVD)
Success in a career can depend on getting along with coworkers as much as it does with job skills and knowledge. This program discusses some of the most common problems that can come up when working with groups. Input is included from human resource representatives and viewers learn how to handle conflicts, politics, gossip and other issues. The program discusses the types of information that should be shared with supervisors as well as the information that shouldn’t. Virtual meetings and office meets are also discussed in the program, and proper etiquette at these meetings including what to say, where to sit, the protocol for the conversation, bullying, ethics, harassment and more. Young professionals discuss examples of bad behaviors in meetings. An instructor’s guide is included which can be printed from the internet. (25 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Introduction to Professionalism 101 (01:01) – You have to learn how to be cooperate with others to survive at a job and be successful.
Time Off (03:42) – Let the right people know when you can’t make it to work. Office Politics and Managing Conflict (06:01) – Office politics are discussed in a focus group and office politics include using assigned power in a job to gain advantages outside of their regular authority.
Proper Meeting Protocol (07:27) – A meeting is an opportunity to share ideas and exchange information, and converse with others.
Ethics at Work (05:12) – Values and ethics developed early in life can carry into a workplace. A group explains workplace ethics.