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What the #%*>? How to Handle Cursing at the Office

swear jarAh, we’ve seen this situation one too many times.

You work in a small office and there’s certainly no one from human resources to be found.

An F-bomb here, another swear there. If you’re constantly hearing profanity at the office and yearning to rinse your colleagues’ mouths out with soap, listen up. Your options are slim but you do have a few of them. Read more

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What the #*&^%? Study Shows Cursing at Work Harms Your Career

If you’ve been known to drop the F-bomb once in a while at the office, you may want to reconsider your choice of words.

In a new study, CareerBuilder reveals 64 percent of employers think less of an employee who repeatedly swears. In addition, 57 percent are less likely to promote someone who curses in the office. Questions are raised about professionalism, lack of control and maturity, along with a lack of intelligence.  Read more