The Subtle Ways of Workplace Bullies
HR professionals need to be aware of the many manifestations of workplace bullying which increase the complaints, claims and lawsuits from employees.
Many unhappy employees don’t realize they are being bullied. Subtle techniques include gaslighting, forgetting to include you in meeting invites, non-cooperation from colleagues, and being excluded from conversations.
To protect their employers and employees, human resource professionals need be attuned to the signs of workplace bullying. Those who are, and who take action to prevent and respond to it, save their employers thousands of dollars and support a climate of trust and employee engagement.