We all know someone (or 20!) who made a career transition during the past year. They may have changed companies, or left our industry entirely. And for those you used to work with every day, that connection has been altered as well.
How do we transition back to those relationships, or do we?
In this rebroadcast of Virtual Lunch in the Exhibit Marketers Café, communications expert Bill Rawlins provides tips on how to:
- Recognize the Three Expectations of Friendship
- Deal with the loss of work friends
- Restore relationships that have been on pause
Here are links mentioned during the interview:
- How the pandemic is changing friendships (article featuring Bill in the Atlantic)
- What it’s doing to work friendships (another article from the Atlantic)
- Research on Friends at Work (from Olivet Nazarene University)
- Bill’s interview on Wisconsin Public Radio
- Here’s where you can watch the entire Virtual Lunch broadcast
About Bill Rawlins
Bill Rawlins is Stocker Professor Emeritus of Interpersonal Communication at Ohio University. His published writings and classes examine the unique challenges of communicating in friendships across life, and how they accomplish well-being for individuals and communities. His two books on friendship, The Compass of Friendship: Narratives, Identities, and Dialogues (2009), and Friendship Matters: Communication, Dialectics, and the Life Course (1992), have received multiple awards and been referenced in numerous articles and textbooks addressing communication in personal and work relationships. Bill is frequently interviewed for publications throughout the world concerning friendship.
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