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Poll: Do you consider your coworkers to be friends or colleagues?

Some people like to keep their personal life separate from work, while others don’t mind blending the two; where do you stand?

By EMS1 Staff

The dynamics of work relationships can significantly influence an organization’s efficiency, productivity, and overall work environment. Interpersonal connections at work can impact job satisfaction, employee retention and even the mental health of staff.

In our latest poll, we want to know how you regard your work relationships — are they strictly professional, or do you share bits and pieces (or whole chunks!) of your private life with those you share shifts with?

Have a personal anecdote to share about your working relationships? Send an email to with your story.