THE UPS AND DOWNS OF EMOTIONS AT WORK
CRYING AT WORK
45% of workers admitted to crying at work
HOW IS IT PERCEIVED?
Crying is OK from time to time, but doing it too often can undermine career prospects
Crying has no negative effect — it shows you’re human
Crying is never OK at work — people will perceive you as weak or immature
WHEN TEMPERS BOIL OVER
52% of workers said they have lost their temper at work
Of those who admitted to showing anger, their emotional outburst was directed toward*:
Source: Accountemps surveys of more than 1,000 U.S. workers age 18 and older who work in an office environment, and more than 2,200 CFOs from a stratified random sample of companies in more than 20 of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas.
*Multiple responses were allowed.
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