Emojis and Emoticons at Work

By Robert Half July 5, 2017 at 7:43am

Emojis and Emoticons at Work

A majority of executives say they do not belong in a professional setting

How appropriate do you think it is to use emojis and emoticons when communicating with the following individuals?

Clients and customers Boss Colleagues
Not at all appropriate 59% 57% 40%
Not too appropriate 19% 18% 21%
Somewhat appropriate 18% 20% 33%
Very appropriate 3% 4% 5%
Don’t know 1% 2% 1%

Sources: The Creative Group survey of more than 400 U.S. marketing and advertising executives. Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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