Do you want to know new facts about bullying in the workplace?
If so, you are in the right place. I’ve created this series because clients tell me that they don’t know how to deal with these difficult people.
As a result, this blog is the 1st video from our new series, “Protecting yourself from Bullies in the Workplace.”
Facts about Bullies in the Workplace
- Bullying is a form of violence
- 1/3 of the US workforce experiences bullying
- Bullying is 4 times more prevalent than illegal harassment
- 40% of targets never tell their employers.
Think about your workplace for a moment. Do employees feel safe to report bullies or is there an element of fear because they feel that they will not be listened to by leadership? You will find valuable information that you can use with your own bullies in this blog series. Feel free to share your bullying situation with me and I will send suggestions.
What is the definition of Bullying in the Workplace?
- Sabotage over a significant amount of time
- Verbal abuse, intimidation, or humiliation
- It’s all about the bully’s personal agenda.
I want to hear from you
Add a comment to my blog on your experience with bullies. What stories or expressions help you get through the stress? You will receive a response from me because I enjoy connecting with my readers! 🙂 You are always welcome to send me a private email with concerns that you are experiencing at work.
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This is Joyce Weiss, M.A. CSP
Corporate Communication Strategist and Career Coach
Have a great week.
Until next time, Remember…”You Get What You Tolerate!”
PS Watch our introduction video to the series Protecting Yourself from Professional Bullies HERE.