If you think workplace bullying doesn’t affect some of your employees, you're mistaken. Rarely can bullying be identified based on one action, but rather a pattern of actions over a long period of time.
Rather, it’s often subtle, slow, and insidious mistreatment that passes over the radar screen.
They are skilled “people readers” and make it their task to understand someone’s flaws to determine what techniques can be used against them.
Some even go a step further and mask their bullying behind a charming and nice demeanor and even a noble cause.
Here are twenty (20) signs of bullying at work that you may be missing, but when a pattern emerges of multiple behaviors over a long period of time, can be a classic bullying situation.
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There have been employees I knew personally, who never performed that well, but still they manage to keep their jobs because they knew how to be in the boss’s good books.
As I moved into sales and marketing, I noticed that bosses were particularly more inclined to build a good rapport with the sales guys.
It may be because they thought that sales teams were the crux of a firm, and therefore, bosses made sure that the sales team members were well looked after.