Tag: workplace friendships

Not Just Friends Anymore: A Disappointed Co-Worker

Published: March 31, 2022 | Last Updated: March 31, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Not Just Friends Anymore: A Disappointed Co-Worker

They’re not just friends anymore. A guy is disappointed by his co-worker and can’t imagine why she’s keeping him at a distance. 

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Too Friendly, Too Soon With the Office Gossip

Published: January 4, 2015 | Last Updated: January 12, 2022 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

A woman discovers she’s become too friendly with the office gossip and wonders how she can handle the dilemma.

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Disappointed by friend at work

Published: July 21, 2013 | Last Updated: July 21, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Sharing intimate information with a friend at work can be tricky

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Need advice: I feel like a recluse at work

Published: November 11, 2012 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

I am a 41-year-old female who is having a horrible time establishing cordial relationships at work. I do the best I can at my job (I am a social worker) and I get along with my supervisor.

When I first started my job, I would chitchat with coworkers sometimes. Then more and more, I became like a recluse. I go in, sit at my desk to do my job, and basically stay in my cubby.

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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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Friendship in Strange Places: Science Laboratories

Published: August 24, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

I write a regular column called Mind Matters for the Science Magazine web site, ScienceCareers.org. My latest article, called The Complex Biochemistry of Laboratory Friendships describes some of the opportunities and perils posed by friendships in the workplace. Click here to read the article.

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Friendship: Making It Work

Published: August 7, 2007 | Last Updated: July 13, 2023 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A recent article in USA Today posed the question about whether or not friendships in the workplace are good or bad. It simply isn’t that simple.

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