There are certain expectations that associate itself with the word professional:
- Visually – Formal, Suit & Tie, Clean,
- Personal Character – Courteous, Punctual, Polite
- Communication – Well Spoken, grammar, education
These expectations derive not only from a corporate world but immediately from school where we’re taught to dress in uniform, stand with hands out of pockets, sit up straight, address as “Sir/Miss” in an attempt to better ourselves and blend in so we can fit in. Its basic preparation for future work life and professionalism with an assumption that it’s beneficial.