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The ABCs of Handshake Etiquette

Hamsa Ramesha | HRPeople

March 02, 2010

5. Just. Let. Go.

The Shake: Like the Energizer Bunny, it just keeps going and going and going and going…

Grade: D

What This Says About You: You are eager to please and impress and could really use a new spine, not to mention remedial lessons in social politeness. It doesn’t matter how well you shake the other person’s hand if you forget to let go! Two to three shakes is ideal; anything more is cause for concern.

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