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Shifting workplace alliances

Published: May 19, 2014 | Last Updated: May 19, 2014 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When workplace alliances change or disappoint, it’s important to maintain your focus on work.

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You can’t always count on workplace friendships

Published: March 15, 2014 | Last Updated: March 15, 2014 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Workplace friendships often require boundaries.

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Confused and upset over being rebuffed by a friend at work

Published: February 2, 2013 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

My friend has pushed me out of her life recently and I don’t know why. We used to talk about everything, do things together 4-5 times a week, and we always had fun.

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Distraught over a Breakup with a Workplace Friend

Published: December 9, 2011 | Last Updated: January 29, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Right now, only we know about it, but it’s bound to spread. I am not planning to say anything, but she likely will. Plus, it will eventually become apparent to others that we aren’t friends.

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Undermined by a work colleague who was a friend

Published: August 11, 2011 | Last Updated: July 29, 2013 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

If you have a problem with a work colleague who was a friend, try to stay calm and cool in the office and focus on making the best of your job.

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Working with friends: A double-edged sword

Published: June 9, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

Working with friends can be complicated but if you have a problem with a work colleague, try to stay calm and make the best of your job.

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Can a mentor be a friend? Not always

Published: May 4, 2011 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I’m female in my early thirties and my female college mentor is in her mid-50s. When I was her student she invited me to her house to help me study. I thought it was kind of odd and crossing boundaries.

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Left out of happy hour

Published: January 11, 2011 | Last Updated: May 6, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Being left out of happy hour at the workplace can sting.

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When work and friendship are a volatile mix

Published: January 5, 2011 | Last Updated: November 25, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Work and friendship can sometimes turn out to be a bad mix.

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The Benefits of Friendly Competition

Published: October 14, 2010 | Last Updated: January 18, 2017 By | Reply Continue Reading

On the benefits of friendly competition in the workplace…

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