toxic work relationships

6 Steps to Handle Emotionally Draining Work Friends
6 Steps to Handle Emotionally Draining Work Friends

Work friends can increase job satisfaction and productivity, making you less likely to quit. However, work friends can have distinct downsides, as well. Too much emotional involvement can severely handicap your ability to do your job. Consequently, setting psychological boundaries is extremely important and need to be established in a way that doesn’t hurt your…

8 Tips for Dealing with Toxic Work Relationships
8 Tips for Dealing with Toxic Work Relationships

Oxford Dictionaries announced this week that its word of the year is “toxic,” indicating the term best captures 2018’s “ethos, mood, or preoccupations” and has “lasting potential as a term of cultural significance.” Oxford also noted that the word was far more likely to refer to a toxic work environment than physically poisonous substances like…