Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Hiding true self at workplace harms career: study - BUSINESS STANDARD

Originally published: June 20, 2017

Hiding your true self at work can damage your career and reduce your sense of belonging in the workplace, a study suggests. 

Researchers examined "stigmatised" characteristics - being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), or having a history of poverty or mental or physical illness.

They found that concealing such characteristics from colleagues resulted in lower self-esteem, job satisfaction and commitment at work.