World Emoji Day was last week and it got the team discussing the use of the colourful characters at work, their impact on communication and the potential for misinterpretation.

Our workplaces are made up of multicultural, multigenerational workforces – there is never a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach when it comes to communication. Due to our filters – the way we see the world around us – we may react to something one way, while the person next to us reacts completely differently.

Remember, everything you say or every action you take is a choice, and it sends a signal. Are you sending the right signals using emojis at work? Read on to find out more…

Using emojis at work can boost your reputation – or destroy it (here’s how to know which): https://www.themuse.com/advice/using-emojis-at-work-can-boost-your-reputationor-destroy-it-heres-how-to-know-which

Should HR use emojis in the workplace?: https://www.hcamag.com/nz/specialisation/recruitment/should-hr-use-emojis-in-the-workplace/172939

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