A working Indian spends around 40-43 hours of a week at work. That counts for at least 8 hours a day. These 8 hours are full of back to back meetings, stress of completing a project
before the deadline and coffee a.k.a gossip breaks. And nothing could be better than finding a BFF at work with whom you can share your work-related joys and sorrows.
If you are the lucky one who has found a work best friend, hold on! We have good news for y’all!
According to a global study conducted by Workplace Trends, 60% of employees who were surveyed in 10 countries, claim that they would work with their company for a longer period if they have more friends at the office. The study also revealed that having a best friend at work helps you cope up with the highs and lows and improves your productivity, thereby promising career growth.
According to research conducted by Gallup, there’s a concrete link between having a best friend at work and
The study stated, “For example, women who strongly agree they have a best friend at work are more than twice as likely to be engaged (63%) compared with the women who say otherwise (29%).”
“Those who [have a best friend at work] are seven times as likely to be engaged in their jobs, are better at engaging customers, produce higher quality work, have higher well-being, and are less likely to get injured on the job,” the study mentioned.
Linkedin too has found a variety of benefits to having a work BFF which includes improvement in their happiness, motivation, and productivity.
We hope this has helped you realize the worth of your office bestie! Go, treat them with a pizza now!