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Company ethics, such as an employee’s relationship with their supervisor, go beyond work. Your employment contract may include guidelines on working hours, workplace conduct, breaks, and more.

There are many procedures and policies to learn at work. It won’t get you in trouble with HR or the boss. These behaviors will separate you from your colleagues.

Company Ethics' Unwritten Rules

Avoid hogging the limelight.

They might still consider their accomplishments important even if you don’t agree with them.

Even if you paved the way, give credit where credit is due. Your boss will find out, but in the meantime, you’ll get a reputation as a leader and earn their respect.

Everyone complains about their job occasionally. If it’s slight and infrequent, don’t worry. Negative people create a bad example for others.

It’s not healthy to force a positive attitude on people, but it’s crucial to have one. If someone complains too much, some may agree, but some may wonder, “If it’s so bad, why don’t you leave?”

Seniority and years of service matter.

Some people feel comfy at work and refuse to seek elsewhere for a long period. They may be ordinary or poor contributors. This employee type is common in business. Long-serving personnel must be respected at all organizational levels, including the executive suite.

Long-term employees have a larger professional network. They understand their importance and can help you avoid major setbacks, despite the fact that they have no desire to advance or leave their current job.

Be good, that’s it.

Simple actions like inviting more people to lunch or saying hello to a new acquaintance might help sustain the unspoken rule of conduct: “be a nice person who respects others.” Consider how you want your youngster to behave after internalizing good manners.

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