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To kiss or not to kiss: Awkward office protocols Part I

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HC Online | 21 Oct 2011, 12:00 AM Agree 0
Yes, the ‘workplace kiss’remains an unspoken dilemma causing awkward moments in offices around the country. So, is it appropriate to kiss a colleague on the cheek?
  • Karen Thomas | 21 Oct 2011, 02:58 PM Agree 0
    I work for a Spanish company and the kiss on the cheek(or often both cheeks) is quite normal acceptable.
  • Maureen | 24 Oct 2011, 10:36 AM Agree 0
    I don't like to be kissed when greeting work colleagues - however they seem most offended when I hold out my hand for shaking and step back from them when they lean in to kiss me. I think they are very confused - I work with them, I am not a friend or relative they have not seen for weeks or months.
  • Mark | 24 Oct 2011, 01:36 PM Agree 0
    I see nothing wrong with a kiss. Even Paul Keating gave the Queen a squeeze on the bum.
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