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'How Do I Look Like a Team Player if I Leave Work Before Everyone Else?'

Woman leaving work

You can still be a great co-worker even if you have to get out of the office by 5 p.m.

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“I started a new job where it’s common for employees to work because I need to pick up my kids, but I’m worried my new co-workers won’t think I’m a team player because of my schedule. Should I tell my colleagues why I don’t stay late? Anything I should try to get on their good side?”

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