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Swearing at Work

To Say F*ck or Not to Say F*ck... That Is the Question

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Karen S. Exkorn

Last month I was in a meeting with one of my clients, a senior executive, who let her f*ck flag fly high. In the course of an hour, she dropped the F-bomb so many times that when I left the meeting, I was feeling... well, mixed.

Can Profanity Help Your Career?

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

Your boss, clients, investors, or constituents need to see that you care. When things go badly, they want someone who jumps to action. They want to feel that you care more deeply about the problem than they do. They want someone to get upset, and maybe even swear a little.

10 Cities With Cursing Problems

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

Where a worker lives may determine how much they swear at work, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.com (h/t NBC News). Those who work...

Which City Swears The Most At Work?

Posted 07.25.2012 | DC

Workers in the nation's capital are the most likely to swear at work, according to a new survey released by CareerBuilder. Sixty-two percent of th...

Women, Swearing And The Workplace

CNN | Posted 11.12.2011 | Women

The media has had a field day with the email ousted Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz sent to 14,000 employees of Yahoo notifying them that she'd "just been fire...