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The Correlation Between Drinking With Coworkers And Success

The Correlation Between Drinking With Coworkers And Success | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

We now have data on that creeping notion that the "cool kids" in college were more popular because they knew how to party harder.


A new study, with the fitting title “Drinking To Reach The Top,” found that more frequent drinking is linked to higher social status.


For both sexes, more drinks in one outing meant higher social standing. Binge-drinking is defined as having five or more drinks in one sitting for males, or four or more for females.


With more young people going on to take leadership positions, how does this look in the modern workplace?


Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's insight:

New research sheds light on the relationship between drinking and climbing the social ladder.

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Victor Tooma's curator insight, August 8, 2:15 AM

Here's the perfect excuse to justify the need for Friday drinks (if you need one). Cheers! 

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Employers Urge Workers To Say When On Last Drinks

Employers Urge Workers To Say When On Last Drinks | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

A new free online tool launched this week is aimed at making employees more aware of the impacts excessive drinking can have on their working life.


Say When is a drinking health check which can be promoted by employers as a way to support employees to develop healthier drinking patterns. Employers can request a poster to promote the tool and urge managers and employees alike to consider their drinking habits.

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