Even your favorite sit-com stars take on the issue of hugging at work. Is being caught up in a work hug by a co-worker unwanted, or simply a friendly gesture?
It's not so easy to answer. The rules of business etiquette aren't exactly clear about workplace hugging. That's because what's OK in a small casual office is strictly taboo in a larger more formal office. Here's a helpful guideline: If you're not sure, than it's probably not a good idea to hug at work. But what if it feels right?