What to Do When You’re Not Fitting in With Your Co-workers

Struggling to forge friendships with your colleagues? Here are some tips to help you better fit in in the office—while still being yourself.

7 Questions Good Co-workers Ask Themselves Regularly

Being a good co-worker is crucial for your success. Ask yourself these seven questions before assuming you're the office favorite.

4 Easy Ways to Make New Friends at Work, According to Muse Readers

When you start a new job, it’s only natural to assume (or at least, hope) that your teammates will instantly become friends you like to spend time with.

How to (Realistically) Be Happy For Friends Who Are Doing Better Than You

We're all competitive, which means congratulatory thoughts are often overshadowed by jealousy. Here's how to be happy for a friend who's more successful.

3 Things You Don’t Have to Care About Anymore

Plenty of us compare our careers to our friends’ in ways that not only don’t matter, but upset us for no reason. Here's what you can stop worrying about.

This Mindset Change Is (Almost) Guaranteed to Lead to Stronger Relationships

Remember this one simple piece of advice, and you're sure to make a positive impression and build stronger relationships in your professional network.

2 Important Questions to Ask Yourself When Trying to Be an Ally at Work

If you want to be an ally to your LGBTQ co-workers, you have to understand that it's not all about you—and that it won't be easy (but it'll be worth it).

3 Believable Excuses You Can Use to Turn Down Invites You Can’t Afford

Stressing about having to decline social invitations from co-workers that you can't afford? These three "excuses" make it easy to bow out gracefully.

Billionaire Buds Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Even Like to Test Out Mattresses Together

These two always manage to have fun.

You Need to Have Friends at Work if You Care About Succeeding

Having friends at work can lead to increased productivity and greater focus. These friendships will not only make your day better, they'll also help you succeed.