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Getting along with your work colleagues

Happy business team working together during a meeting in office with satisfaction

Its fact that many of us spend the majority of our time at work and often spend more time with work colleagues than we do with our own family. Unlike with friends, we are often put together with other people at work who we may not usually choose to be friends with and this can often cause problems and issues at work.

Job satisfaction is important, as it can help boost productivity and quality of work. If someone enjoys their job and going to work then the whole business will be better for it.

If you are in a job and find yourself struggling to get on with your co-workers then you need to evaluate your relationships and working style and see if there are any changes you can make to improve the situation. If you are a team leader or manager then it is important that you sort out any issues quickly and professionally and that you try and arrange times when the team can bond together ideally out of a work situation as this will help maintain and grow a healthy working team. Going bowling or for a few drinks after work is often all it takes to improve morale in a workplace and allow colleagues to get to know each other.