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Q&A: My Colleague Just Got Promoted. Should I Befriend Her?

Question: My co-worker’s a nice bubbly gal and we're pretty good friends. We even hang out after work and do things like booze together. Then last week she was promoted and now I report to her. She keeps assuring us we can still hang out but I’m not sure if things are still the same. So how?

Answer: Before we go into that, ask yourself first: Are you happy for her? Sometimes people resent the fact their colleague had been chosen for promotion over them and start shutting their new boss out. This is probably why your co-worker seems anxious to assure you that things are the same. (Read More Here!)