In addition to the above, among the unusual requirements from the employer, respondents also included a ban on liking publications critical of management, helping low-skilled colleagues, wearing tights of any color other than flesh, buying shares from competitors, using Apple equipment at work, maintaining a personal Instagram account* and celebrating a birthday in the office.

Usually, Russians who faced restrictions at work were required not to disclose their salaries (48% of respondents answered this way), follow a strict dress code and not resort to free clothing (47%), not to use gadgets (46%) and social networks (46%) during the working day, not to express a negative opinion about the company, its products or services (40%), not to listen to music in the workplace (29%), Do not publish candid photos online (19%), do not smoke (15%), do not miss corporate parties (7%), do not read the news at work (4%), do not be friends with colleagues (3%), do not use perfume (2%).

As the survey showed, almost a third (29%) of those who took part in it said that information about bans in the company would not be a repulsive factor for them when finding a job, 55% would be guided in such a situation by circumstances, and 26% would definitely not be ready to accept the offer.

"In turn, according to half of the respondents (50%), strict corporate rules are important, but there should be relaxations for everyone. 44% believe that bans contribute to burnout and constant staff turnover. Only 6% admit that strict rules are needed and they help to discipline the team, "the survey results show.

As noted, the study involved 2560 working respondents aged 25 to 55 years from all federal districts of Russia. According to him, the majority of respondents (65%) faced corporate bans in the process of work.

Earlier it became known that, according to a new survey, 29% of Russians would like their paid vacation to last about three months.

* Meta product, the activity is recognized as extremist, banned on the territory of Russia by the decision of the Tverskoy Court of Moscow dated 21/03/2022.