Don't work too hard: 7 secret sins at work

Don't work too hard: 7 secret sins at work

"Being popular can erode your job security very quickly," Shapiro said. "It leads to sharing too much personal information at work." "I have sat in meetings where the CEO or the higher executives said, 'I heard this person is going through a nasty divorce; let's not promote them.' ... Friendships need to be very strategically crafted." (Photo credit: Getty Images)

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by ABC News

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 18, 2013 at 5:11 PM

(ABC News) --  In the history of spectacular career flame-outs, it's hard to match A.J. Clemente's infamous first day f-bomb as a local news anchor.

(Yes, he was fired.)

While some career killers are clear and follow common sense, the workplace can be rife with hidden dos and don'ts.

"There are lots of different ways to get fired, and sometimes you'll never know what you did wrong," said Cynthia Shapiro, a former human resources executive and the author of "Corporate Confidential."

What's more, these secret no-nos can be behaviors people think are good, morally and professionally.
 

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