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Everyone communicates differently. Some people are chattier, some prefer to just focus on their work and others can have a habit of causing their coworkers to run and hide.
Preply surveyed Americans working part-time and full-time to determine what American communication habits were like in different industries and in various cities.
Kansas City, MO, and Dallas, TX, have the best workplace communication.
Austin, TX, Detroit, MI, and Philadelphia, PA, have the worst workplace communication.
Americans in the food/beverage and hospitality industries experience the worst workplace communication.
The average American typically engages in office small talk for about 8 minutes.
While at work, 73% of Americans would rather work through lunch than engage in small talk.
Poor workplace communication has caused 1 in 6 Americans to quit a job.
Take a look at the full report.