MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you've had a bad day at the office? In a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, senior managers were asked to recount their most embarrassing moments at work. Here are some of their responses:
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Tech troubles were a common theme:
Others suffered a case of mistaken identity:
Several respondents experienced wardrobe woes:
And these bloopers gave managers something to chew on:
"No one's immune from the occasional embarrassing moment at work," said Brandi Britton, a district president for OfficeTeam. "As awkward as office blunders can be, employees should remember they're not the end of the world. The best way to bounce back is to keep your cool, own up to mistakes and laugh along."
About the Research
The survey was developed by OfficeTeam and conducted by an independent research firm. It includes responses from more than 600 senior managers at companies with 20 or more employees in the United States and Canada.
OfficeTeam, a Robert Half company, is the nation's leading staffing service specializing in the temporary placement of highly skilled office and administrative support professionals. The company has 300 locations worldwide. For additional information, visit roberthalf.com/officeteam. Follow the OfficeTeam blog at roberthalf.com/officeteam/blog for career and management advice.
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