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Even the smartest people can display workplace habits that make them look unprofessional.
We listed some of the worst offenses below, based on scientific research and expert opinion.
Those offenses include telling inappropriate jokes and being too sheepish to ask for advice.

You’re a smart person. And your coworkers should know that.

The problem is, too many smart people fall prey to bad work habits that make everyone in the office think they’re … not so smart.

Below, we rounded up some of the most egregious offenses, according to scientific research and expert opinion. Read on to learn about the behaviors to avoid, lest you sabotage your professional reputation.

SEE ALSO: 29 obnoxious habits that are annoying everyone in the office

You act like you know it all

“Piggybacking with a comment either to outdo, correct, or worse, rephrase the comment and claim it as your original thought, is a sure way to make your coworkers’ eyes roll,” Rosalinda Oropeza Randall, an etiquette and civility expert and author of “Don’t Burp in the Boardroom,” told Business Insider’s Rachel Gillett.

You use emoji in work emails

We know: You’re only trying to come off as less cold. But try tweaking the actual language in your message instead.

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Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy

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