Is the traditional handshake a thing of the past? Has it been replaced by fear? Caution reigns with its mighty power. Yep, the worldwide Pandemic has infiltrated business and traditional code of ethics for greeting colleagues, business partners, interviewees and networking. But as things change we need to adapt. The Society of HR Managers (SHRM) shared its 7 Alternatives. When next we connect in person, it might be a nod and a smile ingrained in a touch of social distancing in the midst. Here I share my top 4 pulled from the SHRM list.
- Offer a Nod and a Smile
- Make a Good First impression … a pleasant wave will do
- Focus on eye contact
- Develop a workplace code (corporate cultural adjustment)
It’s the new normal. From the list above which do you intend to use? Do share. We would love to hear.