Work friendships can increase employee retention at your company. It is worth a look at supporting your employees happiness, work friendships can do that. In their article, Harvard Business Review lists some reasons how employees having friends at work can be very beneficial to the organization. Employees with friends at work can be seven times more likely to be engaged, resulting in higher employee retention rates.
Supporting your employees at a personal level and having opportunities for employees get together can create friendships within the work environment that support the business. Office Vibe gives us 11 reasons why having friends as work is important.