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Mary Isner

Mary has a master’s degree in public administration and has worked as a facility planning analyst for Fentress since 2003. In her free time, she enjoys baking, decorating, and spending time with her family.

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Times, they are a-changin’. In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, many people are faced with having to telework, some for the first time ever. In an effort to stay current, I have changed my column from Miss Open Office Manners to Miss Telework Manners because at this point in time, who...

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Why do some people find it so hard to be polite in the workplace? Is it because you are around your coworkers so much that you start feeling comfortable? And in some people’s cases, a little too comfortable? Just a thought…anyway, it’s time for some more friendly reminders from Miss Open Office...

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At this time of year, I find that people are either super polite or their manners go completely out the window. There is no in-between. Speaking of manners, it’s time for some more friendly reminders from Miss Open Office Manners. In this installment, I discuss work holiday party etiquette and...

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There are many articles out there that paint open offices in a negative light. I think the main reason open offices get a bad rap is because people forget to mind their manners in the open office. Speaking of which, it’s time for some more friendly reminders from Miss Open Office Manners. In this...

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It’s time for some more friendly reminders from Miss Open Office Manners. In this installment, I discuss nursing mothers’ rooms, private offices, and cell phone interruptions.

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