How to Deal with a Bully at Work: What To Do (Part 2)

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I’m not saying you are to blame. However, sometimes we need to look at ourselves to determine whether we are making ourselves an easy target.


Passive aggressive

This is an ugly truth, but passive aggressiveness often works. However, it is by no means the appropriate behavior in the workplace and should be a temporary solution.

Gang up

Find other people who are being affected by the bully. This can be very effective in stopping every kind of bully.

Involving your manager or even HR

Leaving the company

If none of the actions you take works, you may have to decide to leave the company. While this is a very difficult step to take, nothing is worth your sanity.

It’s very important to either stop these people in their tracks or get out of their reign of terror. Yes, terror is the right word because I’ve seen the damage that bullies can do. Don’t let it happen to you.

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