The Pros And Cons Of Working With Your Best Friends

You and your girl gang will completely relate.


The ladies of The Bold Type have always seemed to enjoy working together, but this week Kat had to deal with an uncomfortable situation. As she was in a more senior position than Jane and Sutton, she had to keep a big secret from her closest friends. Check out how she dealt with the situation by watching season 1 episode 8 "The End of the Beginning." Then, read the article below and see how many pros and cons you relate to.

Pro: Work is always fun.

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You know they'll make you laugh at least once a day.

Con: You and your friends are always talking about work.

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On nights out, trips away, even at the spa.

Pro: They will fill you in on any gossip you might have missed.

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You're never the last to know.

Con: It's really hard to keep secrets from them.

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Even when those secrets are confidential and not yours to tell.

Pro: They will always give you an honest opinion.

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Because you've known each other for too long to be polite anymore.

Con: That honesty can be hard to take sometimes.

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Like when they have to tell you something about your job that you don't want to hear.

Pro: You have a strong support system when something goes wrong.

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In the middle of a breakup? You don't have to wait to talk to your friends about it at the weekend -- that's what coffee breaks are for.

Con: Things can get tricky if one of you is in a senior position.

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We all complain about our bosses, but how do you do that if your boss is also your best friend?

Pro: They give you a reason to get out of bed in the morning.

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Monday mornings are hard for everyone. But they're easier when you're looking forward to catching up with friends at work after a weekend apart.

Con: Having close friends at work makes it really hard to leave your job.

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Even if you think another job might suit you better, will you ever find such amazing people to work with again?

Pro: None of the cons can beat all the pros of working with friends!

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Someone to share lunch with and remind you how great you are anytime you lose confidence? How lucky can you get?

Do you work with friends? Tell us what that's like in the comments!

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