How To Deal: Your Work Friend Got a Promotion and You Didn’t

December 3, 2012  |  

You and your work buddy do everything together. Except get a promotion. Sometimes there can only be one. And that one might not be you.

Black Enterprise offers a couple of tips for getting over your work friend’s advancement up the ladder. Step one: Accept that you’re going to have all kinds of feelings about the situation.

“Allow yourself to feel these emotions, but don’t wallow in your feelings. Sinking into a work depression or acting in anger won’t help you advance,” the story says.

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