Social etiquette is an essential skill and characteristic that is applied to all types of situations. Whether you’re at a formal event, or just at a friends house, proper communication with respect is very important in building social skills and relationships.
What are the etiquette skills were referring to? Read on, and brush up on 12 etiquette rules that will help you get further in life.
1. Almost all of us know what RSVP is, so why don’t we do it? RSVPing involves letting the person (who was kind enough to think of you and invite you) know if you’re going to be attending ASAP so that they can prepare for your presence. So be kind, and make sure you let them know.
Proper etiquette involves being punctual, not just to the event but with your response as to whether you’re going to be attending the event. These people are thinking of you, and want to account for your presence with food and seating, so please be nice and respond in the indicated time frame.
2. If you’re at a really formal event, than you might have to deal with different shapes and sizes of utensils in an order looking like this. If you find yourself in this situation, don’t panic. Just work your way from outside in.
The shortest fork is meant for the salad and once the other courses start coming in, work your way to the highest utensil.