The Power of Two: The underestimated value of workplace friendships
By Arrow advisors Rosario Avila & Andrew McNeil, North Bay Business Journal Columnists
As we emerge from the pandemic, work life and personal life have clearly become increasingly blurred in the modern workplace. Remote work arrangements and “always-connected” technology mean many employees spend more waking hours engaged with their jobs than in previous times. Workplace friendships have often been seen by many as unprofessional or unnecessary distractions. With that said, research and expert opinion continue to show us the benefits associated with forged bonds between co-workers, both for individuals and organizations.
North Bay Business Journal – January 2024