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Workplace Bullying

Published: 
Sunday, April 20, 2014

“It made me doubt my confidence in myself. And even now I’m intimidated to confront anyone with a dominant personality.” Sabrina Persaud describes how her experience with a bully has left its scars. But this wasn’t at school, and Sabrina is not a child. This was recently, when Sabrina was working at a local government office, and the bully was a colleague. 

 

We talk a lot about bullying that takes place amongst children at school and on the Internet. But this only reflects a small fraction of the type of vicious harassment that many endure every single day, most of which goes unreported and unaddressed. Bullying doesn’t start at the schoolyard or stop after graduation; people are bullied at work every day. 

 

 

We don’t think of adult-to-adult bullying as a real issue, but a new study and research into this area indicates that we must take it seriously. There is fear and intimidation in every workplace, even yours. 

 

 

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