Results for - BFFs (Best Friends Forever): 9 to 5

1,703 voters participated in this survey
Friendships are a vital resource in the workplace, both as an emotional support system and a network for helping to more efficiently execute one's job. The bulk of research on workplace friendships suggests that they are crucial to both personal health and organizational success. *In 1995 and in a Gallup poll the following attributes were found when being friends at your place of employment. If you have ever had a friend or close friend at work, check off which of the following benefits that you noticed:

1. Friendships are a vital resource in the workplace, both as an emotional support system and a network for helping to more efficiently execute one's job. The bulk of research on workplace friendships suggests that they are crucial to both personal health and organizational success. *In 1995 and in a Gallup poll the following attributes were found when being friends at your place of employment. If you have ever had a friend or close friend at work, check off which of the following benefits that you noticed:

Having a friendship at work increased my job satisfaction
41%
696 votes
Job friendships enhanced my group loyalty, shared commitment, and discipline toward my work.
27%
464 votes
I believe that having a friend at work enabled to me feela strong connection with the company
23%
384 votes
Having a friend at work caused me to remain at my job, longer than I would've
24%
406 votes
I was less likely to quit a job due to a friendship
17%
294 votes
N/A
35%
603 votes
If you have ever had friends at work, and either you or they or both quit, do you remain friends with them after the fact?

2. If you have ever had friends at work, and either you or they or both quit, do you remain friends with them after the fact?

Yes
47%
802 votes
No
14%
236 votes
Undecided
8%
143 votes
Not Applicable
31%
522 votes
Some job, some people, & sometimes you just want to leave work at work, no shop talk. However, if you have friends at work or do things with others outside of the job, do you find it hard because that person might want to discuss things about the job?

3. Some job, some people, & sometimes you just want to leave work at work, no shop talk. However, if you have friends at work or do things with others outside of the job, do you find it hard because that person might want to discuss things about the job?

Yes there are times when having friends at work is not a good thing for this reason
15%
248 votes
As long as it's not all the time it's ok to talk about work outside of work
32%
544 votes
Hasn't happened so I don't know
11%
183 votes
I love to talk shop outside of the job
7%
114 votes
N.A
36%
609 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
5 votes
10/18/2015 Careers 1703 20 By: ptajuggalette

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