Some people get a little too comfortable in the process of building rapport with their coworkers, which can lead to a loss of respect. Here are five little-known factors that can cost you respect at work. Read More »
By her own assessment, Kate Baker was a competent attorney who also wanted a personal life. But her boss, Chris Lingard allegedly saw things differently, berating Baker and her work, and telling her not to have a relationship or children.
The "bullying" that she experienced at the Follett Stock law firm,... Read More »
By Debra Auerbach
Most workers, even those who love their jobs, would probably say their job has caused them stress at some point. Throw in job insecurity, an increased workload and intensified pressure to perform, and stress levels can hit the roof. While some workers release stress in positive, healthy ways,... Read More »
First and foremost, after reading the Penn State Grand Jury report, my heart just weeps for the boys who lost their innocence at the hands of a perceived icon. I was once a blooming student athlete in my teens, in awe of university coaches, and staff. My classmates and I scrambled to attend youth sports camps... Read More »
Several high-profile cases of late have thrust bullying among youth into the national spotlight. Yet, unfortunately, bullying doesn't always stop with the end of childhood. Workplace bullying is a form of harassment that may encompass abusive language or behavior. If you're feeling harassed at the office, take... Read More »
Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder
Whether you've experienced the wrath of a bullying boss or not -- it's a situation a lot of workers have or will come across in their careers. In a 2010 survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute, 35 percent of workers say they've experience bullying firsthand and an... Read More »
According to an AOL Jobs Survey, 22 percent of the respondents have personally felt threatened or bullied at work. Of those, 57 percent state it was from their manager, while 47 percent say it was from a peer, and 79 percent say that the abuse they experienced was verbal. Twenty-five percent have witnessed... Read More »
Many of us may have a childhood memory of being bullied on the playground or at school. We'd like to think that as we grow into adulthood, those types of problems fade away. Yet unfortunately, workplace bullying seems to be alive and "kicking" in today's workforce.
Workplace bullying is the tendency of... Read More »