What to do – and not do – if you’re bullied at work

Bullying
What do those who’ve experienced workplace bullying recommend to those still in it? Get out. Nothing you can do will stop the bullying.
What to avoid
Targets who stood up to workplace bullying, even with plenty of documentation, reported outcomes they said “weren’t worth it”:
  • Thousands of dollars in legal fees
  • Mental and emotional exhaustion
  • Health problems: sleeplessness, anxiety, and chest pains
  • Bad effects on family and other personal relationships
What to do
Former targets recommended making your well-being the number one priority:
Ultimately, remember it’s not you who is in the wrong.
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