The Unwritten Rules of Office Politics

“A third (33%) of UK workers cite office politics as a major contributing factor to feelings of unhappiness in the workplace, according to new research from leading recruiter Adecco.” This is an alarming statistic. Any professional jumping into a new company, they are faced with a myriad of challenges. Interestingly enough, majority of these challenges won’t be to do with the work itself, but rather the growing pains of adjusting to a new political and organisational environment. More specifically, the unwritten rules that make up the culture and fabric of the company. Alex Fleming, Managing Director at Adecco, said: “A good office dynamic is crucial