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Is There a Male vs. Female Social Divide at Your Workplace?

As respectful human resource-fearing employees, we're expected (even required) to behave like consummate professionals and steer clear of inappropriate behavior at the workplace — whether with our gender or the opposite. I have found boardrooms have the power to hold up a PC standard that is unparalleled elsewhere in life: everyone working for a shared goal with little room for humor, silly antics, innuendo, or the social lubricants we use in casual conversation, dating, and non-professional human interaction.

But let's face it: boys will be boys, and girls will be girls. Do your co-workers separate into male vs. female groups and dialogue when it comes to socializing, or do you split up based on factors like departments, age, and title?

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