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August 08 2012

Swearing Could Really $%#! Up Your Career

Alicia Leonard

August 09, 2012

A new study finds that 57 percent of employers are less likely to promote someone who swears at the office.

The vast majority of the employers surveyed on behalf of CareerBuilder.com said that’s because swearing brings the employee’s professionalism into question. Many also said swearing could signal a lack of control or maturity.

Still, if the bosses leave out the swearers they may not have many people to choose from when promotion time comes. The same survey found that about half of the workers surveyed swear at the office. More

Linn, A (August 2, 2012) Swearing Could Really $%#! Up Your Career. Retried August 9, 2012 from http://lifeinc.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/08/02/13074629-swearing-could-really-up-your-career?lite

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