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Confusion over workplace etiquette makes employees unsure how to act, survey says

June 18, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The workplace has been inching toward a more casual approach for years now, even prior to the pandemic, but the sudden shift to a hybrid culture has also pushed employers into relaxing certain workplace expectations.

Authenticity, or allowing employees to bring their full selves to work, remains a key part of building a strong workplace culture, various reports have shown. However, some topics remain fraught — most especially politics, the Express Employment Professionals survey noted.

“​​Several company environments now lean toward a more laid-back atmosphere in the post-pandemic era; however, some sensitive conversations are not appropriate for the workplace,” Bill Stoller, Express Employment International CEO, said in a statement.

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