Study: Adults acting like kids at work

New survey from CareerBuilder


Some adults may need to act more like grown-ups, at least when it comes to being on the clock.

A survey from CareerBuilder says 3 in 4 employees witness some type of childish behavior in the workplace.

The most common childish behavior? 55% say they see whining. Check out the rest below.

2. Pout over something that didn't go his/her way: 46%
3. Tattle on another co-worker: 44%
4. Make a face behind someone's back: 35%
5. Form a clique: 32%
6. Play a prank on another co-worker: 36%
7. Start a rumor about a co-worker: 30%
8. Storm out of the room: 29%
9. Throw a tantrum: 27%
10. Refuse to share resources with others: 23%

More than 3,000 full-time, U.S. workers and more than 2,000 full-time, U.S. hiring and human resources managers across industries and company sizes were surveyed.