If clients see you clash with a coworker, you'll both come off as unprofessional.
When a coworker found out about his nighttime gig, which earned him a nomination for a national book award, she chastised him for "glamorizing Satan," he says.
A second coworker was fired after getting a DUI while driving a company car.
Even if your misdeeds are seemingly more innocent—say, mailing your grandma a care package from the office mailroom using the company's account number—remember that anything that might be considered stealing is grounds for dismissal.
"The funny thing is, it was clear from her rant that she hadn't even read the book, in which the forces of good win in the end." Rule #7: Consider your coworkers when you pack your lunch.
Sure, last night's delicious cod dish would make a delightful lunch—but it's not nice to make coworkers suffer through your smelly meal.