Do You Know These Workplace Etiquette Essentials?

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Ever been caught talking with your mouth full at a business luncheon? Have you ever shared an uncomfortable silence with a co-worker you don't know well? Ever been "caught with your pants down" on a business trip where you weren't fashionably prepared?

Such are three (of many) situations that present themselves in the working world. As professionals, we face many a moment when we're caught unprepared with nowhere to turn.

Dana Persia, owner of DP Image Consulting in Philadelphia, offers these pointers on some of the few aspects of business: