I Am A Survivor Of Workplace Bullying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 173 People

    Federal Dinosaurs Make Work He77....

    I worked at OPM for 6 yrs, I felt so blessed to get that job. Unfortunately there were 2 women there who thought it was their agency and they made my life a living he'll. They had been there since before the buildings dirt had been broken to start building and if they didn't like...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

    Under A Tyrannical Boss For Ten Years And Glad My Job Was Outsourced.

    Each morning I wake up the very first thought to pop into my head is Thank God, I no longer have to go to GB today. No more hateful boss. No more back stabbing peers - they were all nice people but management, managed their people by pitting everyone below them against each...
    Jan 11, 2013

    Surviving The Aftermath

    I've work at a university in N.Y and have been a victim of a verbal and emotionally abusive boss. Typically, she controlled me to the point that I feared disappointing her. She prevented me from socializing with my co-workers and overtly barred me from participating In any...
    SurvivorsGuilt SurvivorsGuilt
    46-50
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

    Jealousy Is Dangerous

    I have two colleagues who are very jealous of me. The have been after me for he past couple of months trying to figure out my vulnerabilities. Despite their efforts, I remain my friendly, happy self. So they were being friendly with me and I have been with them. Keep your...
    GuavaberryKisses GuavaberryKisses
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

    Dealt with it for years!

    Not at every job, but at most! It destroyed me each time. Now thankfully I love the people I work with!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 17

    I worked at a farm for 7 years

    as the potato salesman and I lost my job because of a bully. The bully can pretty much do what he wants and at one point he physically assaulted me and threw me into a brick wall in front of two other employees. (The reason why he did this is because he didn't like where I sat...
    JohnD2015 JohnD2015
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2015

    I Was "chest Butted" By My 72 Year Old Co-worker - Wtf?!

    SO HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN SAY THEY WERE "CHEST BUTTED" BY A 72 YR OLD GRANDMOTHER = I CAN! HAHA Quick backgound - started new job working for a fire and water restoration company - needed two people in office to handle work load. The Office Manager was a 72 year old lady...
    bout2break bout2break
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

    My boss tells me what to do all of the time

    and threatens not to pay me if I don't comply. I hate that guy so much.
    adianoeta adianoeta
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2014

    19 Months Of Intense Bullying & She Finally Got Fired!

    I worked for a national organization in one of their 100+ branch offices for about a year and a half. My manager was an incompetent, immature, cruel and vindictive bully. No one was exempt from her unique form of overt harassment, but some got it worse than others, I was only in...
    LaneyAnderson LaneyAnderson
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2013

    For twenty years I had been supported

    and appreciated at work and received the highest evaluations. A new central administration then came in whose supervisors faulted my work at every turn, while praising and extolling the virtues of their new hires right off the street. Other long-term employees got similar...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox
    56-60, M
    Mar 6, 2014
    KatieKite KatieKite
    41-45
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    I like to bully people

    for fun. XD #shewantstheD
    SHAQUAREEE SHAQUAREEE
    26-30
    May 20, 2014

    My supervisor was a ****.

    I was part-time at a busy retail store based near my college. I was doing minimal hours - occasionally 16 hours a week. The pay was poor, but it got me by. My supervisor, let's call him Shaun, would occasionally call me useless, criticise my work and would give me the most...
    xSundip xSundip
    18-21, M
    Sep 16, 2014

    Really? What A Shock My Supervisor Doesn'T Care

    Her Consistent Answer... "I Don't Care" Bullying in the Workplace 
At work as a leader over the years, I worked hard to help the supervisors I lead learn how to show their staff that each is important and that we care as humans about their well being and growth first, and...
    Luvistheword Luvistheword
    46-50, F
    May 8, 2013

    Sociopath

    Well since I created this group I may as well write just a little of what happened in my former workplace. Just warning never work for a charitable organisation, they will just chew you up and spit you out, they are often relying on that brand to excuse them of appalling...
    hhue hhue
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Jul 27, 2011

    It is evident that workplace bullying is a real

    practice in the United States. In free-work states like Arizona or Florida, employers exploit employees and keep them under constant pressure and mental stress making them resign. As a bullied ex-employee I can surrender testimony of such dishonest practice that attempts against...
    augmart2 augmart2
    31-35, M
    Sep 15, 2014

    Workplace Bullying

    In my experience, WorkSafeBC provides little comfort when investigating Workplace Bullying claims. One of the investigator stated that, "If we can't control bullying in our workplace how do you think we can do anything about your wife's?" Needless to say I asked him to be removed...
    ali770 ali770
    31-35
    1 Response Jul 8, 2013
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