Professional Maturity has absolutely nothing to do with age or work experience.
It's related specifically to how an employee acts, reacts and behaves in the workplace. Professionally mature employees are able to control their personal feelings when it comes to work related issues.
According to a CareerBuilder report, 3 out of 4 employees have witnessed a peers unprofessional behavior at work such as crying, whining, lying, blaming others for their mistakes and even worse. These behaviors affect everyone. While emotions are very real, here's what you do.
5 Steps to Become Professionally Mature
1. Live by a strong set of values, #ethics and #morals
2. Check in with your #feelings and create a strategy to deal with them ie. It bothers you when a coworker does X. When X happens, establish the best way to control your feelings
3. Be #coachable. Positively accept #feedback
4. Follow the #rules
5. Keep your #committment
In the workplace, it's important to display positive behaviors. People could misjudge you and minimize your work due to professional immaturity.