Aren't people always competing with each other? And even if you can genuinely care and be happy for someone else to move up, what if you get mad with each other and then you have to see that person every day? I have a friend who is dealing with a situation right now, with one of her work friends. They got mad at each other because my friend told her coworker friend that she needed to leave her boyfriend. Apparently the boyfriend is bad news to begin with, everybody knows it and my friend was just trying to be honest and protective. Well, the work friend got mad and pretty much told her to mind her own business and now it's super awkward between the two and the rest of their coworkers. This is because they were known as their job's besties, inseparable. So, can you be friends with people at work? Is that a no-no? How do you go about dealing with any type of work relationship? #advice #workfriends
People may act like their your coworker buddy but believe me they are not! Companies pick their favorite people when promoting up in the companies and it's never going to be cause your or your coworker buddy are good friends and hard workers. If they like you your golden. If not your stuck loading trailers with the rest of us. You can cuddle up to the boss or manager or the managers pets etc but that is only going to piss you off when they glorify those people aka your buddy coworker over you for a promotion. These companies thrive on competition between low-level employees because they want everyone to try to out work each other in hopes of a promotion that is never happening that way each worker is giving it their all. I will tell the truth. No you can not be friends with coworkers and especially if you are both in the job trying for a promotion. Right when they pick someone who you feel is not deserving of the job you will right then dislike that fact period and the coworker promoted won't give a shit about your friendship. They are not going to step up and say hey i don't work as hard or deserve this promotion, but so in so aka you does, so Give the job to them they deserve it. Yeah 👍
It is a common occurrence in social life. I think after some time, everything will work out.
Some people say having friends/relationships with people at work is critical to your success and some people think you're sucking up. Should we have work friends?
I worked a shop where we'd go out and bike and bowl and stuff with our store manager. I didn't really like him, but thought I had to (because everyone else did.)
1️⃣ Has a coworker helped you make it through the pandemic?
2️⃣ If yes, how has your coworker helped you?
A. Putting a smile on my face during the workday
B. Helping out with my responsibilities when I was feeling sick or overwhelmed
C. Provided me a safe space to share my thoughts and feelings
D. Other (please specify)
A.and A. Before we head off to our workstations we always have fun with each other. Good humour is required and no one is exempt. It is just being humane,Ford