It's getting close to the end of the workday. You are watching the time and ready to get home. Then it happens. Your boss invites you out for Happy Hour.

Do you go? Will it be better for you if you do? Will it be better for your career? It's a good chance that the answer to all of those questions is Yes!

It's a good idea to bond with your boss if given the chance, especially if that chance happens to involve getting out of the office. It's a chance for both of you to really get to know each other.

There has been a new survey and 49% of people say that drinking with their boss or coworkers will improve their work relationships. Even a whopping 24% say that drinking with their boss Dynamic Lead Manager

Just remember as good as all of this sounds. It is a good idea to have a good relationship with your boss; that can come with spending extended time with him or her. There is a flip side to that.

Spending extra time with coworker and drinking with them could have some risks to it. In the same survey it was shown that 14% of people have accidentally revealed a secret they shouldn't have. Another 1.6% got in a physical fight with a coworker. Ummm not a good idea and 0.7% got fired.

So yeah if you decide to go out and drink either with your boss or coworkers do make sure you are smart about it. We don't want you to become part of the bad statistics.