Human Resources News & Insights

Watch out for these 8 workplace bully personality types

Workplace bullies have always been on the scene. But they’re now being recognized as productivity killers and potential legal threats to employers.

How does your organization deal with issue of employee bullying?

Bullying — both inside the workplace and out — is an issue that’s been getting greater attention over the past several years. So what role should HR be playing in the effort to stamp out this kind of behavior?

Bullying’s a problem that cuts across all job and salary levels

Seems like bullying is an equal-opportunity torment.  

Retired porn stars, the homeless and bully victims: The new ‘protected classes’?

Seems like the definition of workplace discrimination is continually expanding. We recently came across three accounts that spotlight potential new areas of concern for employers — one you’ve probably thought about, one that might surprise you and one that seems a little far-fetched.

Bullied staffers more likely to need antidepressants, sleeping pills

Need more proof that workplace bullying is detrimental to your entire workforce?

Workplace bullying: A problem that’s not going away

Is the U.S. workplace simply getting meaner? A new study shows an alarming jump in the rate of employees being bullied by their co-workers, supervisors — and even customers.

Do your managers know new legal threat of workplace bullying?

Get ready for a new way for employees to get their companies in legal hot water: workplace bullying. 

13 states consider anti-bullying laws

Thanks to several state legislatures, many HR pros may soon have a new legal obligation: