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Survey Results: Embarrassing Office Moments (and How to Avoid Them)

Impressive first impressions

You get a fresh haircut, dress impeccably and carry a brand new notebook. How could you fail to make a great first impression?

I was coming into work at my new job when the SUV in front of me cut me off. I laid on the horn, yelled at the driver and gave him the finger. He pulled into my workplace parking lot. Fifteen minutes later I learned he was my new boss!

During my first interview with my first "real" employer I was walking through a mall with my potential supervisor to get lunch. I had my head turned slightly as we talked. He changed his path and I ran smack into him and almost knocked him down the escalator.