Tag: Toxic Workplace

Workplace wellness

Toxic work environments: How can HR better protect employees?

September 13, 2023

Via: HRD America

Workplace toxicity was in the spotlight once again after allegations arose against talk show host Jimmy Fallon. A Rolling Stone investigation reported that two current and 14 former employees of NBC’s The Tonight Show spoke out about toxic workplace culture. […]

Workplace wellness

Encouraging PTO to Avoid Burnout in 2023

April 20, 2023

Via: HR Hero

In today’s workplace, work-life balance, flexibility, psychological safety, and advocacy for mental health and well-being are all signs of a positive culture. With employee burnout at a record high, organizations are looking for new ways to keep their employees productive, […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

Addressing Microaggressions in the Workplace

January 12, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The world of work is changing rapidly, with many companies abandoning outdated, inflexible approaches to strengthen their stances on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Minority communities have ridden the wave of these rapid changes, but many acknowledge there is still […]


5 Key Differences Between a Toxic Workplace and a Healthy Workplace

December 9, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

According to BBC, the Great Resignation was undoubtedly triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, but this is an ongoing process that continues today. During and after the healthcare crisis, more and more people in the US and abroad have started to […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

These Are the 4 Most Toxic People You’ll Find in the Workplace — And How To Handle Them

November 30, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Most of us work with a jerk—toxic people who seem hellbent on making our lives, well, hell. But here’s the good news: You don’t have to be completely beholden to their poisonous ways. It turns out toxic coworkers often operate […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to end the Great Resignation, according to MIT researchers

October 6, 2022

Via: HR Dive

One in 10 people consider their workplace toxic, according to September data published in MIT Sloan School of Management’s journal. In a previous report, published in January, researchers Charles Sull and Donald Sull found that a toxic workplace was the […]

Workplace wellness

The Importance of Psychological Safety at Work

March 17, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There are a number of factors employees look for in corporate culture. They want to work in an environment where they get along with their colleagues and where the company values closely resemble their own, for example. Psychological Safety in […]

Workplace wellness

Exploring Some Causes of Toxic Workplace Cultures

January 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Describing a workplace as “toxic” has become almost cliché in recent years; although all offices have a negative element or two, there are some that are truly toxic, meaning the culture is so negative that it has negative impacts on […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Deal with the Narcissist at Work

November 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Chances are you have encountered a narcissistic co-worker or boss at some point in your career. This is a person who constantly shifts attention back to themselves, discounts your ideas to present their own, or is continually name-dropping or bragging […]


#Metoo Comes to the Playing Field

September 1, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The National Football League (NFL) recently levied a $10 million fine against the Washington Football Team (WFT) for fostering a workplace culture loaded with sexual harassment, bullying, and intimidation. The fine, imposed at the end of a months-long investigation, is […]

Workplace wellness

Toxic Workplaces in the Remote Office

May 10, 2021

Via: HR Hero

For many, one of the bright spots of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the ability to work from home for the last year. In addition to the greater flexibility and shorter commute, many employees hoped for some relief from toxic […]

Workplace wellness

Avoiding Toxic Positivity Is Positively Good for Business

February 10, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Toxic positivity is harmful to employees and businesses. It is a misguided attempt to reassure employees that can have far-reaching negative impacts. Learning about what toxic positivity is and how to avoid it in the workplace can create a better […]

Research, Software

Toxic Workplace Communication Largely Directed at People of Color

November 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Unfortunately, it doesn’t take much for an otherwise decent workplace to turn toxic. Employees who toxify a workplace often do so through workplace communications. A recent survey examined trends among such communication and found something disturbing: People of color bear […]

Communication, Software

Discouraging Toxic Workplace Behaviors

January 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Often, when there are challenges in meeting goals or living up to a team’s or organization’s full potential in a workplace, there usually isn’t only one issue causing the problem. Instead, many factors can contribute to less-than-optimal organizational performance. Some […]