Once you’ve settled into your new routine and milked being new for all it’s worth, you’ll want to adopt the unwritten rules of the workplace. Oftentimes, these rules will be observable without actually being documented, not unlike the rules of a prison gang.
Manners, Greetings, Salutations, and Conversations Pre Approved by HR
Having good manners can help you excel in the workplace, unless you want to become a senior manager or an executive, in which case the exact opposite is true.
A good rule of thumb is to treat others the way you want to be treated. No matter who you’re addressing, whether it’s the janitor or the CEO, you should always lead with respect. In the workplace, what you say is just as important as how you say it.