This guide provides information on how you can build and improve working relationships to support wellbeing at work.
Relationships with managers, peers and colleagues can positively and negatively affect the way we feel, they can be important sources of support, but they can also be sources of stress. Wherever groups of people work together, it is likely that some conflict will arise from time to time. However, conflict only becomes a problem if it remains unresolved and escalates.
If working relationships is an area that is concerning you, have a look at the following resources to see what could help.
Take some time to read Mental health: how can I help my colleagues? if you feel it would be valuable to have a conversation with someone about their mental health.
Exploring this communication skills e-learning course will provide you with plenty of helpful tips.
Giving timely and effective feedback is an important skill for managing relationships, assess your feedback skills to see if there are any areas you would like to develop.
Consider which feedback model or method will help you give effective feedback.
If you are finding it a challenge to have a conversation have a look through this range of resources to help you manage the trickier aspects of having a conversation.
Everyone has times when they feel emotional at work, here are some tips to help you manage your emotions effectively.
Here is some guidance for building effective working relationships