Signs of a Hostile Work Environment

Understanding the legal guidelines that constitute a hostile work environment Work can be hard. There will often be situations where you don’t get along with co-workers or that you have to deal with conflict. This can result in a tense and stressful environment. But is it hostile? It can be hard to determine the difference between a negative and a…

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Workplace Bullying vs. Harassment

Understanding the Difference and Keeping Yourself Safe Conflicts in the workplace are inevitable. However, there is a big difference between conflict and bullying or harassment. When discussing harmful workplace behaviour, bullying and harassment tend to be grouped under the same definition. In reality, they are quite different in severity, their…

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Formal Employee Complaints: What Not to Do

Comprehensive Advice to Guide You Through the Process It's never easy when an employee comes to you with a serious allegation towards another employee or manager in your organization. Whether it's your first time dealing with a formal employee complaint or you're searching for tips on what not to do for the future, this article will help you avoid…

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Tips for Handling Formal Employee Complaints

How to Handle Formal Complaints With Care and Consideration Regardless of how in-tune you are to your workforce, conflict can arise at any moment for many different reasons. Employee complaints are a serious matter and should be handled with care, consideration, professionalism, and an unbiased approach. That's how smart business owners and…

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How to Mitigate Workplace Conflict in a Post-Pandemic Society

How to Reduce Conflict in the Workplace During and After a Pandemic Workplace conflict can look a little different during a pandemic than it does during the best of times. The added stress and job insecurity can lead to easily agitated employees and create unnecessary conflict if they feel unsafe or unheard. As cities move into different stages of…

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