Dodge That Career Killer!

Goddman, Michelle
September 2007
NAFE Magazine;Fall2007, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p16
The article presents seven workplace mistakes that can cost an employee her job. It cites the result of a study conducted by the American Management Association, which found that 25 percent of companies in the U.S. have fired employees for misuse of electronic mails. It states that a poor relationship with the boss and complaining the boss to the human resources representative can jeopardize one's job. It also offers some tips on avoiding these common workplace mistakes.


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