Office Gossip Causes Distraction, Lack of Productivity

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As obvious as it may be for most of us, office gossip is a job killer! An employment agency called Accountemps, did a study on it just to make sure. The company surveyed 320 workers and Cheif Financial Officers in 20 metropolitan areas, asking, ‘Which is the most common breach of workplace etiquette committed by your fellow workers?’

The results showed 28% of workers get riled up by the he-said, she-said that goes on behind their backs. Gossip leads to distractions and that’s the pet peeve of  more than a quarter of the CFO’s surveyed.