Talking Politics at Work: Should You Speak Your Mind?

roberthalf_color_150x75The 2016 political season is in full swing. And because it’s a presidential election year with larger-than-life candidates, there’s an added layer of interest. So, is discussing politics at work still taboo, or has it become more acceptable in the age of social media, when it can feel like everyone is talking about it?

The answer somewhat depends on your audience, according to an Accountemps survey Regardless of how you would answer this question, political conversations are going to find their way into the workplace between now and November — and beyond.

Should you or shouldn’t you jump in?

Read more to find out.

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