5 Ways To Outsmart A 'Frenemy' At Work

By Robert Half International

The old adage "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer" conveniently omits any reference to frenemies -- people who seem like an ally one minute and an adversary the next. You know the type: he happily collaborates on a project, but then claims full credit as soon as it wraps.

Unfortunately, distinguishing a true comrade from someone who has an eye on your job can seem like a job in itself. Here are five tips to protect yourself: