Do you think people should be friends at work? We believe that the benefits outweigh any potential negative consequences. However, there are some things to think about before sharing personal details with a coworker. That said, being friends can also benefit your work in terms of retaining employees, higher productivity, and better teamwork. We discuss all of that plus how to handle Facebook with coworkers.
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- Should you have friends at work? Why or why not?
- Becca and Tiffany’s secret about working together
- Being careful about how you share when you join a company
- Identifying the right company by culture
- Thinking about fit when you interview a candidate
- Being friends when you’re the boss. Ok or not ok?
- The benefit of having friends at work
- Setting boundaries with friends at work
- How relationships at work have become more transactional
- Committing to the long term and working through things at work vs. quitting
- Handling coworkers, clients, and Facebook
- Respecting a friend’s role and boundaries at work
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- If you’re joining a new company or interviewing, consider asking about culture to determine how friendly the workplace is.
- Be mindful of who you can trust before you share personal information at work.
- Think twice before accepting a coworker as a Facebook friend if you may not share the same things with them in person.
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