By the time we reach adulthood most of us have figured out what not to say in our personal lives. Unless you are truly insensitive (or a glutton for punishment) you know that “yes that skirt does make you look fat” and “actually I think you are losing your hair” are just not wise words to speak aloud if you want to maintain peace and harmony.
People tend to be less careful about what they say in the workplace and fail to understand how much of an impact saying the wrong thing might have on their relationships. Here a few of the worst conversational faux pas that you can make at work
“It’s not my job” – If someone is approaching you with an issue they obviously have a reason. Sure it may not be your job to cover reception while the regular girl goes to the dentist but will it really kill you to do so? Using this phrase indicates to those who hear it that you are not a team player and this is a bad rep to get in any job.