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If you are new to the U.S., you likely have questions about U.S. workplace culture. One aspect of American culture that may be different from yours is the importance of small talk. See this Q&A on American culture, which includes some things foreigners find strange about American culture.

This article on how to navigate American workplace culture discusses the importance of work in American life, casual relationships between colleagues, and what to expect for holidays and breaks. To find a list of values that are important for American work style, read this article. It is also important to understand an immigrant worker’s rights in the US.

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