Infographic: Why workplace chums are essential

It takes extra effort, but forging relationships can boost your happiness, health, productivity and engagement. Try this advice to create meaningful connections at the office.

If you tend to slink, sneak and skulk around your workplace to avoid colleague interaction, it’s understandable—but it could be harming your career.

CashNetUSA has created an infographic that might make you rethink that staunch commitment to avoiding eye contact and eating lunch alone in your Ford Fiesta.

The piece lists data-backed reasons to prioritize the pursuit of workplace pals, including:

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