Creating An Anti-Bullying Policy

Creating An Anti-Bullying Policy

In the workplace, bullying is a topic that is often overlooked. Not addressing the topic of workplace bullying can be threatening in terms of productivity and the mental health of employees. One of the best ways to keep bullying out of the office is creating and...
Common Characteristics of a Bully’s Target

Common Characteristics of a Bully’s Target

  In the United States alone, 60.3 million people have experienced workplace bullying. Many of these targets ask the question, “why me?”.   Even though victims of bullying come from different backgrounds, they often have characteristics in common that make...
The Most Common Reaction of an Abused Employee

The Most Common Reaction of an Abused Employee

In the spring of 2001, Neil Patterson, the CEO of a software company based out of Kanas, bombarded 400 of the company’s managers with a threatening email. Patterson threatened that if the parking lot was not at half full on Saturdays he would begin firing people...
Workplace Bullying: The Cruel Cycle

Workplace Bullying: The Cruel Cycle

Workplace Bullying: The Cruel Cycle   As we have defined in previous posts, workplace bullying is a repeated offense. Often victims of workplace bullying are sucked into a vicious cycle of being abused again and again. A new study revealed the more stressed and...
4 Workplace Bullies You May Already Work With

4 Workplace Bullies You May Already Work With

4 Workplace Bullies You May Already Work With   In most organizations, you will find a workplace bully. A bully at work can be incredibly damaging to your office environment causing a loss of productivity, higher turnover, and create a toxic company culture.  In...
Bullying: From The Playground To The Workplace

Bullying: From The Playground To The Workplace

When we think of bullying we often associate it with the school yard. Bullies we knew from our youth grow up and many don’t grow out of their old habits. As we transition from the playground to the working world, bullies still remain. Recent research shows that over...