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Office etiquette: Who ate my yogurt?

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in Business Etiquette,Workplace Communication

Some employees can tolerate coworkers’ swearing and rude behavior, but don’t even dream of touching their ham sandwiches.The most offensive thing an office worker can do is steal colleagues’ food from the office fridge, says a new TheLadders.com survey of 2,500 U.S. employees.

A full 98% agreed that fridge raiding was unacceptable workplace etiquette. Respondents also cited, in order: bad hygiene, bad habits, drinking on the job, swearing, wasting paper, cooking smelly food in the microwave and using a BlackBerry in meetings.

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