It’s still hard to find people who want to actually show up to work, so you’ve gotta do something pretty bad to get fired right now.
But have you ever made a mistake at work that COULD have cost you your job?
One in five people say they’ve made a “critical” error at work that they could have been fired for.
Most didn’t lose their job over it, though.
Only 11% of people who’ve committed a fireable offense said they got in trouble for it.
48% said their boss let it slide.
Another 41% never got in trouble, because no one found out.
One of the most common mistakes we make is saying something without realizing our boss can hear us.
13% have forgotten to mute themselves and said something inappropriate on a work call.
8% have failed to hang up and said something about the person on the other end.
15% of us have accidentally hit “reply all” on an email.
Other common behaviors at work that could be risky include: