According to a recent Vanity Fair article, Zenefits, the company providing cloud-based HR administration systems, circulated a memo to its workforce advising employees that it was against company policy to have sex in the stairwells at work.  The memo “warned staff that smoking, drinking, and having sex was inappropriate office behavior after security found several used condoms in its building’s stairwells.”  This followed, according to an article, a memo from the CEO banning consumption of alcohol in the workplace due to the difficulty in “defin[ing] and pars[ing] what is ‘appropriate’ versus ‘inappropriate’ drinking in the office.”

If your CEO circulates memos like the two described above, it is a red flag that the organization likely has a culture and HR issues.

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