Study: 8 in 10 people have cried at work

A study conducted by Monster says eight in 10 people have cried at work. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) - Letting your emotions out through a cry at work is much more common than you might think.

Eight out of 10 people have cried at work, according to a new study from job search company Monster.

Forty-five percent of those shedding tears say their bosses or co-workers were the reason.

About a fifth of people surveyed said their cry was due to non-work, personal issues.

A career expert with Monster says in many cases, shedding tears at your job can be a sign of a toxic environment.

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