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Keeping in Touch With Co-Workers

Do You Keep in Touch With Past Co-Workers?

Reader Community Assistant posted a question in my SavvySugar Community group. She asks:

Having interned all through college, and even post-grad, I encountered many individuals; some of which I consider my great friends. It was so rewarding working with a group of students that shared my interests and career goals. I had an amazing time and consider some of them great friends. Most of them, I still with talk daily, and we help each other out professionally and personally. I mean, I was lucky enough to have met my best friend on the first day of my first internship! Which brings me to the question; do you keep in touch with past co-workers? What about people you interned with? Share your stories!

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tjfranco tjfranco 5 years
I've kept in touch with all my past co-workers and we try to get together once every 2 months and catch up. My cousin once told me "never burn your bridges" and I really believe those words are something we can all live by. You don't have to be 'buddy-buddy' with all your acquaintances but those that you find worthwhile and invaluable to your life, make sure you continue to keep that bond strong. You never know how having them in your life can be an advantage, both socially and psychologically.
amber512 amber512 6 years
I have never had a job where I worked with the same people over and over and hung out outside of work. So, actually no.
J-Rabbit J-Rabbit 6 years
I keep in touch with people I've worked with and it's benefited me both personally and professionally. I definitely think it's a good idea.
Miss-Infamous Miss-Infamous 6 years
Of course! One of my ex co workers from 5 years ago is one of my closest friends today.
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