I Hate Workplace Bullying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 260 People

    I'm ill today. Practically lost my voice

    and have a nasty cough. I always cover my mouth with my hand then wash it with sanitizer. Cried for 20 mins coz the woman who hates me for no reason I know of, called me 'f@ckin disgusting scum' as I walked into the kitchen to retrieve my lunch. That's all I did... Walk in a...
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    Tell Me About It

    This has happened so much to me...not so much bullying....but other ppl...usually women...through manager or the main player in the office...putting u down publicly or trying to undermine ur work. I fell for it n paid price a few times cos u expect ppl to be professional don't u...
    starlightforever starlightforever
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2013

    This woman at work bullies me

    and no matter what I say or do, she doesn't stop it. I don't know how to deal with her anymore. She tells me what to do even though she's not my boss. Her tone of voice is angry and aggressive. There have been a number of times when she has come up and said to me "Sunburst, you...
    Sunburst Sunburst
    1 Response Jun 29, 2014

    I have been in my job

    for 29!years and now my boss wants to change my working hours just 11 weeks before I leave for good on an exit scheme.
    pinky221157 pinky221157
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2015

    Insight Please?

    My manager constantly swears at people in a degrading manner. He has been known to let his wrath out on people. He just comes up to you in the middle of the office - open plan - and starts calling you an F-ing C* and such names with no constructiveness to it at all. No 'you've...
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 26, 2013
    pinky221157 pinky221157
    56-60, F
    Mar 31, 2015

    My friend is the store trainer at the place I

    work and he thinks he can talk to me and treat me however he wants bc he has his face on the management board but I'm getting tired of it! He embarrasses everyone all the time.
    AvaDay AvaDay
    18-21, F
    Jan 23, 2015

    So, a coworker told my boss to suck a D:ck

    and then when he got suspended for 2 days he threw his desk phone and said "you all can go F yourselves". Somehow this jerk still has a job.... I on other hand posted one picture/ meme on Facebook about how people think receptionists (I am a receptionist) do nothing and dump on...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 20, 2015

    How To Turn Workplace Bullying/ Prejudice To Your Advantage?

    Nope, I have no idea how to. I am a victim myself. In fact I was a victim today, for the umpteenth time. As much I got angry, abusive, irritated, disappointed, demotivated, used, fooled, prejudiced, lost in thought, feeling sad about my life, not given due recognition that I...
    speakingtree speakingtree
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2012

    My Last Job Was Crawling With Sociopaths

    At my last job, I was there for 2 years. My first year was nearly perfect. I got along with everyone there, was liked, performed well, etc. Then, in the middle of the second year, I was basically harrassed by another person on the job and decided to press charges. Because this...
    OCDkid OCDkid
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2013

    Ugh had a work meeting just now.

    And a girl brought up how I made a med error really rudely. I feel like **** now. I'm only human I make mistakes.
    Divinelov3 Divinelov3
    1 Response Jul 14, 2014

    Wrongful Termination?

    My boss just terminated a lady in our office who had only been there a couple of months. Three of the employees under this lady never took a liking to her. I share an office with my boss so I have been privy to a lot of conversations about this matter. The thing is, these...
    Trinita4317 Trinita4317
    46-50, F
    3 Responses May 6, 2013

    I find it absolutely disgusting to say the

    least! I find bullying in kids utterly cruel and despicable, bullying in teenagers completely unacceptable, but when you get to a full grown adult in your 30's and your still finding people belittling you coz your not 'the way everyone else is' and dont go out for an office...
    EternalOptomist31 EternalOptomist31
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    Feeling Empowered Again After having been

    absent from my workplace for several months, and facing the possible necessity of having to return to it, I have had time and space to think over the bullying that happened there, why it happened, who was behind it and what they want to achieve. Before I go back, I wanted to...
    perseverer perseverer
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    Workplace Bullying Has Lasting Effects

    I recently changed jobs because if workplace bullying.... I started a job in a retail store at the end of April this year I was working as a cashier part time. Almost immediately I could tell that people were "cliquish" and that the assistant manager of my area was kind of off...
    paintgirl89 paintgirl89
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 28, 2013

    I hate people that go out of their way to make

    you feel stupid. They're right and you're always wrong.
    regina27 regina27
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jun 3, 2015

    I Can'T Win

    I am an assistant in a HR dept in a corporate office, there's a higher up mngr that no matter what I do I'm wrong and she lets everyone know. If we are missing paperwork she gives detail on how I've lost it and makes sure to CC every single person she can think of on emails to...
    melliemelanie melliemelanie
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2013

    Isolated And Ignored

    I started working at my job towards the end of February of this year. I love and enjoy what I do, and it feels great to know it makes a positive difference in the lives of others. In the first few months, I went in with no stress and felt comfortable around my coworkers. Everyone...
    Belinda Belinda
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

    The Scourge Of Workplace Bullying

    It is perpetrated by people who feel threatened by others. They feel they have a certain position in the workplace and when someone comes along who seems more competent or more intelligent, it becomes their mission to thwart and undermine that person as much as they can.  They...
    perseverer perseverer
    51-55, F
    81 Responses Nov 9, 2012

    I was bullied out of a job.

    I only had it for two weeks too. It was one of those annoying 'sales' jobs where the company you work for is outsourced to fundraise for charities and organisations and such. The system was weird and I personally would have done it differently. Anyway, this girl hated me for...
    Lucienn Lucienn
    22-25, T
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    I Hate Bullying

    When I was at school I suffered a lot from bullying and it left me with a deep hatred for it. Whenever I see it at work I get very angry and I've been in a few fights over it. Unfortunately, administration sometimes prefers to turn a blind eye rather than admit there is a problem...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

    I am currently being bullied by my boss in work.

    There is nothing I can do to stop it. It's his word against mine
    clurrby clurrby
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 7, 2014

    We recently hired two women in our office.

    One 20-something and one 50-something. We have two alpha women running the show, the accountant and the sales manager. On one of the young woman's first days, she was yanked out of a meeting we were having with a contractor and scolded for signing in, lest she go into overtime...
    Aryko Aryko
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 5, 2015

    Has anyone ever been bullied in the workplace?

    I think it's happening to me. Not sure what to do about it.
    KimPW KimPW
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jan 8

    Bullied At My Job...

    Here's a long one for you EP. About two weeks ago, I had a serious heat stroke. I had nausea, fever, chills, vomiting, and I had passed out a couple times. I found out that my health insurance barely covers me at any medical facility I could go to, and so I basically had to sweat...
    Fostergal1 Fostergal1
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

    Yet what can you do about it?

    It's not as obvious as they make it seem. It's impossible to collect evidence. As you collect your concerns they just appear to be petty. There really is nothing you can do. Most have power OR favor over you. Their integrity is unquestioned even though they are far from having...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 22

    I am not sure whether its bullying

    or not. But they doesnt like at all. I started working there 6 months ago. No friendly talk so far. One of them was very rude to me a couple of times. May be because I am not a native english speaker. Its a nightmare to go to work but I have no other choicea
    silvet silvet
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 11
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