Studies have found that having a close friendship with someone at work can actually improve your job performance. Why exactly is that?
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Having a ‘Work Spouse’ Makes You Happier
“Some people said that their work spouse relationship improved their work and made them more productive. Furthermore, the professors found that people reported having more fun at work and were more loyal to their companies because of their relationship with their work wife or husband.”
Meet The Work Wife – The Spouse That Only Exists In The Office
“For previous generations, office conversation was largely restricted to stilted small talk. But the career landscape has shifted: 70 per cent of employees say having friends at work is the most crucial part of having a happy working life, while 50 per cent of employees with a best friend at work claim they feel a strong connection with their company.”
Millennials Working Longer Than Full-Time Hours In Numerous Countries: Study
“Manpower, a company based in Milwaukee, Wis., released a study last week that shows that millennials are anything but lazy. One of its most fascinating findings surrounded hours worked in a week. Seventy-three per cent of millennials surveyed said they work more than 40 hours a week, and almost a quarter of them said they work over 50 hours.”
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