Seven workplace sins to avoid

Seven workplace sins to avoid

"Being popular can erode your job security very quickly," said Cynthia Shapiro, author and career advisor. (cynthiashapiro.com/) "It leads to sharing too much personal information at work." "I have sat in meetings where the CEO or the higher executives said, 'I heard this person is going through a nasty divorce; let's not promote them.' ... Friendships need to be very strategically crafted." (Photo credit: Getty Images)

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by ABC News

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Posted on May 20, 2013 at 10:40 AM

Updated Monday, May 20 at 11:15 AM

(ABC News) --  In the history of spectacular career flame-outs, it's hard to match A.J. Clemente's infamous first day f-bomb as a local news anchor.

(Yes, he was fired.)

While some career killers are clear and follow common sense, the workplace can be rife with hidden dos and don'ts.

"There are lots of different ways to get fired, and sometimes you'll never know what you did wrong," said Cynthia Shapiro, a former human resources executive and the author of "Corporate Confidential."

What's more, these secret no-nos can be behaviors people think are good, morally and professionally.
 

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