Do's And Don'ts For Today's Workplace

By on December 18, 2019 at 7:22am


Senior managers weigh in on what’s acceptable

Was problematic but is now acceptable Was and continues to be unacceptable
Non-traditional piercings 34% 19%
Casual attire 32% 13%
Non-traditional hair colors 32% 15%
Visible tattoos 32% 15%
Casual language or emojis in emails 27% 26%
Streaming sports events (e.g. March Madness, Olympics,
22% 39%
Conversations about politics 21% 22%
Streaming political events (e.g., debates, etc.) 20% 42%
Cursing or strong language 19% 55%
Playing music at your desk
without headphones
19% 41%
Bringing pets 18% 51%
Politically motivated office décor 17% 47%

Source: Accountemps survey of more than 600 senior managers in Canada.

© 2019 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company.

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