WHEN I was lucky enough to get my first proper job in an office I wrongly thought that turning up before 9am and working efficiently until 5pm would be enough to keep me in my colleagues’ good books.
However, within a week I realised there are literally hundreds of unwritten office etiquette rules which must be obeyed to ensure we stay in favour with Rob from Human Resources or Katie from reception.
You see, in ordinary, everyday life you don’t give a second thought to what mug you are going to use for your tea or what you are going to eat for your lunch – but in an office environment taking one sip from Dave’s cup or eating a smelly egg sandwich at your desk can be enough to send you to exile – permanently.
Written By Scunthorpe Telegraph
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