How to Fail at Business Without Really Trying


We’ve all heard the tried-and-true tips on getting ahead in the office. Here are some ways that employees have done quite the opposite, according to a CareerBuilder.com survey of more than 5,700 workers:

 

  • Falling asleep at work (45%)
  • Kissing a co-worker (39%)
  • Stealing from the office (22%)
  • Spreading a rumor about a co-worker (22%)
  • Drinking alcohol while on the job (21%)
  • Snooping after hours (18%)
  • Lying about academic background (4%)
  • Taking credit for someone else’s work (2%)

 

Source: CareerBuilder.com.

 

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