President & CEO
Lainie Bennett is President and CEO of Millennium Personnel Corp., an independently owned and operated boutique administrative employment agency.
We all know how challenging it can be to finally land the job we absolutely love. What may be even more challenging?! Getting along with your coworkers. Sure, we are all different. We have different personalities, different views, and different practices. These differences exist in the workforce. A lot of times they are the main foundation for conflict among coworkers. However, no matter how different you are from each other, it is important to get along.
For starters, it makes your work life a little bit easier. Without the constant annoyance and stress of clashing with your fellow colleagues on top of the pressure of your job itself, your workday would be a bit more relaxed and trouble-free. You may even find yourself waking up in the morning looking forward to going to work instead of dreading it. In turn, having a happy and healthy relationship with your workmates sets you at peace. There is no strain or tension wearing down your mind and body.
Additionally, getting along with your coworkers brings a cohesiveness to the work environment. It allows for you and your team members to successfully coexist and efficiently perform your job duties. This cohesive coexistence leads to a more welcoming and pleasing work environment. It also brings about company success, which, consequently, brings about a very happy and generous boss.
In actuality, there is really nothing to getting along with your coworkers. It takes very little effort. All you have to do is be more conscious, courteous, and respectful to your team members. Lend a helping hand, and offer compliments on jobs well done. Also, have some common sense, and know when it’s time to keep yourself out of any interoffice drama.
The happier you are in your place of work, the better your overall well-being will be.
If you have any questions about hiring, or if we can be a sounding board for your job search inquiries, please contact us at 212-244-2777.