A number of research studies show that being honest makes people happier. In fact, research from the University of Notre Dame found that when people consciously stopped telling lies for 10 weeks (including white lies), they had fewer physical ailments like headaches, and fewer symptoms of depression than a control group.
But is honesty at work always the best policy? Writing in the Jobacle blog, career advisor Amy Lynn Munslow identifies the three best – and potentially trickiest – times to be fully honest on the job.
Essential times to be honest:
Times to be careful with honesty:
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