Full disclosure....I wear headphones at work. Now that may seem obvious because I am at a radio station, but it is becoming more common in the daily workplace environment. If you are one of those people who feel like they can only get work done with your ears closed may be sending a perception that you will not be able to shake. In fairness, all people who wear headphones while they work are not going against the work environment. Check out the article here and discover how wearing headphones at work is perceived!