Courtesy and Your Career: Could Bad Business Etiquette Affect Your Career Prospects?

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  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Courtesy Career And Your

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  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Using a speakerphone or talking loudly on the phone

    The Biggest Breaches of Workplace Etiquette

    36%

    Survey respondents said the following were the biggest breaches of workplace etiquette when working in an open office space.

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

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  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Loitering or talking around a colleagues desk

    The Biggest Breaches of Workplace Etiquette

    23%

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

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  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Eating foods that have strong odors

    The Biggest Breaches of Workplace Etiquette

    15%

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

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  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Keeping a messy or cluttered workspace

    The Biggest Breaches of Workplace Etiquette

    14%

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

    http://www.roberthalf.com/accountemps/

  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Leaving the phone ringer on loud

    The Biggest Breaches of Workplace Etiquette

    8%

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

    http://www.roberthalf.com/accountemps/

  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    21% More courteous

    Courtesy & Climbing the Corporate Ladder

    Do people become more or less courteous as they climb the corporate ladder?

    9% Dont know

    70% Less courteous

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

    http://www.roberthalf.com/accountemps/

  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    18-24 yrs 35-44 yrs 45-54 yrs 55-64 yrs 65+ yrs

    More Courteous 19% 21% 17% 27% 45% Less Courteous 77% 70% 77% 55% 40%

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    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

    2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

    MoreCourteous

    LessCourteous

    18-24 yrs

    77%

    19%35-44 yrs

    70%

    21%45-54 yrs

    77%

    17%55-64 yrs

    55%

    27%65+ yrs

    40%

    45%

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    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

    2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

    MoreCourteous

    LessCourteous

    18-24 yrs

    77%

    19%35-44 yrs

    70%

    21%45-54 yrs

    77%

    17%55-64 yrs

    55%

    27%65+ yrs

    40%

    45%

    Courtesy & Climbing the Corporate Ladder

    Older workers are more likely to say people become more courteous as they advance in their careers.

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States.

    http://www.roberthalf.com/accountemps/

  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    Greatly, it can accelerate advancement

    Does Good Courtesy Impact Career Prospects?

    To what extent does being courteous to coworkers positively impact a persons career prospects?

    Somewhat, but skills play a bigger role

    No impact at all, its who or what you know

    41% 44%

    14%

    Source: Accountemps survey of more than 450 workers in the United States. Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

    http://www.roberthalf.com/accountemps/

  • 2014 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. accountemps.com

    For more etiquette advice and career and workplace trends, visit our blog:

    blog.accountemps.com

    http://blog.accountemps.comhttp://www.roberthalf.com/accountemps/

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