How awkward are you in an office elevator?
Sometimes the business of going up and down has a way of going totally sideways.
You already discovered how awkward you are on conference calls—but the dreaded co-worker exchanges don’t stop there. If your workplace has an elevator, the odds of embarrassing yourself just went up three floors.
There's something about the combination of close quarters, unfamiliar company, and a predetermined cutoff point for any conversation that lends itself to painfully uncomfortable interactions. And yet, choosing not to engage in elevator pleasantries can make things even more awkward. What is an office worker to do?!
For starters, you should take this quiz to find out just how awkward you are in the elevator at work. Just be warned: You may end up taking the stairs tonight.