Getting Along With Your Co-Workers

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Your co-worker plays a crucial role at your working place, they can make your working hours interesting, productive, boring and even misery depending on your relationship with them. However, getting along with them will make your job easier, faster and enjoyable. 

How to get along with coworkers?

Here are tips for working and getting along with them:

Greetings

Greeting your co-worker doesn’t cost you anything, it’s absolutely free. Although, there is no company policy which forces you to greet your colleagues but this might go a long way to make someone’s day, thus leading to better communication. 

Make greeting your daily routine at work and watch how it improves your relationship with your co-workers.

Respect

Show respect to your co-workers by acknowledging them for their identity and showing due regards for their rights and feelings. This improves communication between colleagues and also increases productivity.

Avoid criticizing and gossiping

Criticizing your fellow workers to raise your own self-respect is a terrible habit which you should shun. It does more harm than good, it doesn’t cause them to change rather it lowers their self-esteem and creates anger. This can shatter relationship among colleagues and causes reduction in work productivity.

Gossiping, on other hand is another bad habit which you should avoid in your workplace. Gossiping has many effects on the productivity of an organization, it ruins relationship and divides workers into cliques preventing them from working together to achieve the goal of the company, hence slowing down the productivity of the organization.

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Make Friends

Making friends with your co-workers helps to know more about them and creates interpersonal relationship. They will help to make your work place a friendly environment thereby increasing team work, productivity and performance of the company.

However, you must be careful when making your friends at work, make your friends such that it doesn’t creates cliques at your work place, make effort to know other workers, hang out with them and share information but don’t forget to hold back from sharing personal information to them, they may gossip about you and creates issues at work. 

Do your work

To improve your relationship with your co-workers and the employer, always make your day productive, devote more of your time towards achieving the goal of the company.

Following these tips will make your work place a friendly environment, making you more productive, hence improving company’s performance.