Can Men and Women Be Friends at Work?

The professional distance thing has always been tricky for me.  I get the rules. I’m a SHRM certified HR professional and spent years in HR roles.  I also understand the logic of keeping professional distance, particularly between men and women. I’ve seen the disastrous consequences of inappropriate relationships.  There’s nothing more awkward than firing a leader for a stupid romantic stunt.  Love and work don’t mix.  But what about friends?  Continue Reading...