Following basic office etiquette rules in the first few months at your new job seems like a no-brainer. You make sure to dress appropriately, wear headphones when listening to music, and be mindful of taking conference calls away from your desk so you don’t bother your co-workers.
But as time goes on, you begin to feel more comfortable, and while that’s a positive thing overall, it’s easy to take a few too many liberties. You decide sometimes to make up your own rules. Forgetting a few of the rules your company holds dear can cause your reputation to take a nosedive.
If this happens, though, all is not lost. You can repair the damage. Here are some office etiquette rules to give your reputation that extra boost it needs.