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E113 - Common Sense Communication at Work


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First 100 Words:

"Being social in the workplace is usually a positive—getting to know your coworkers on a personal level fosters teamwork and cooperation and provides for greater emotional support—but there is such a thing as sharing too much when you’re at work.

What’s appropriate among close friends or in the world of social media is not always appropriate for the workplace. This is because employment laws ultimately govern relationships between you, your coworkers, and your employer. A legal/employment context exists and everything is subject to it. This necessarily alters the nature of social relationships at work. Different boundaries of communication and interaction not relevant outside of work exist. Below are some topics that you should approach with great care or avoid entirely . . ."

When To Use:

  • Help employees protect themselves and the company;
  • Out of bounds topics to avoid, how to be a change agent and take proper steps to maintain a positive work culture.

How to Use:

  • Health unit displays
  • Seminars
  • Brown-bag sessions
  • General education