A recent study interviewed HR managers at a number of different companies, asking them how neatness of an employee's desk affects their perception of that person's professionalism. 65% said it "somewhat affects it", while 18% said it "greatly affects it", with only 17% saying it has no effect.
It isn't exactly fair, but it's something to think about when you're staring at your tornado of an office: you might want to tidy it up, if only to improve your reputation with your superiors.
There’s a technology-driven revolution happening in HR these days. It’s called self-service and it gives employees more power over their careers. In a nutshell, self-service gives people control over many functions that used to be handled by HR.
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