Parents need a shoulder to lean on at work. Two-thirds of working moms and dads suffer from poor social wellbeing, according to research from Gallup. For many, the combined challenges of parenthood and working life leave little room for social connection. Enter the work best friend: While only 20% of workers claim to have one, Gallup found that those who have a work bestie are more engaged and do higher quality work. Managers can help create a cultural environment that supports such friendship. • Here’s what people are saying.
Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published on August 17, 2018