November 2016
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Smile! (Or Don’t)

Emojis might be on the rise, but be careful with workplace use.


Thinking about testing the waters when it comes to smileys and other emojis in work communications? Before you plaster your emails with :) or :(, you might want to be careful—according to a survey by staffing firm OfficeTeam, 39 percent of senior managers at U.S. companies believe that emojis and emoticons are unprofessional.

That wasn't the highest percentage in the survey, though. Forty percent of respondents said the cu

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