Mock the CEO at your peril — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
When your company’s president gets a media interview, keep your wisecracks to yourself. You never know when your words will leak out and stain your reputation.
Example: A marketing manager at an apparel firm heard the CEO say in a radio interview that his employees were really “paid volunteers” because they loved their jobs so much. The manager joked about it with her colleagues. A few weeks later, she lost a promotion after the CEO heard she had called him a “liar.”
Get weekly updates on breaking news and business advice to help you advance your career! The week's top stories and resources will be sent right to your inbox. Choose the topics you're interested in: