How to Cope When a Coworker Quits
When a colleague leaves your team, it can cause friction as dynamics change, and people’s workload can feel overwhelming during this time of transition. Your mindset will determine how quickly you bounce back and move through the changes.
So how can you benefit and employ your growth mindset as your colleague moves on to new opportunities? Consider taking advantage of the situation in the following ways:
Strengthen new relationships.
It’s natural to gravitate towards people who share similarities when you’re working on a team of diverse personalities. Once a work friendship is created, it’s easy to fall back on that colleague for things like project collaborations, brainstorms, and even social events.
These close relationships can have several advantages, as a Gallup study reports that women who have a best friend at work are more than twice as likely to be engaged (63%) compared with the women wh… Read More