Solution 1 for Workplace Mobbing
In all honesty, I don’t think it is advisable to stay in a job where you are being mobbed. People will advise you to stick it out and fight. Some will tell you that if you walk away the bullies win. The truth is this; you are the one wearing the shoe and know where it hurts.
After you must have been damaged because you stayed back in an unhealthy work environment, those people who once advised you to stay will probably not understand or even leave you to your faith. Some will say you lost your job because you are incompetent or you are a difficult worker. Most times people don’t even understand the phenomenon called mobbing.
I have had people roll their eyes and look at me like I am probably insane and keep their distance. Even the so-called defenders will abandon you in the race, you might not get the support you need to fight and end up even screwing yourself up the more. For you to fight mobbing, you have to be fully equipped. If you are not strong enough to stop mobbing dished to you, chances are you might not be strong enough to fight it.
That time fighting mobbing can be used to secure you a safe environment to work. I know we all tie our happiness to income, stability, benefits etc. But you can plan a great exit strategy. Some benefits are transferable in government. I will advise you probably work for some few months to save some funds and at the same time search for another job and leave.
Even if you do not get a job of your standard, take up anything to survive while you wait. The truth is this; there is never really a happy ending to mobbing. Either you resign or they terminate you. It’s either you win a law suit or lose a law suit but winning doesn’t safeguard your well-being.
You might die out of exhaustion or having to re-live the experience, you might lose your career, and no one will want to employ someone who sues companies.
Going through the process might also mean you will be disabled. Staying back may also mean retaliation that will dent your career for life.
To me the best revenge/pay back is to become a success story after you leave. Let your enemies know you are doing better elsewhere and whatever was done to you was a waste of time. That way, people will really see that they are the problem.
You can also ensure you put your reason for resigning in your resignation letter then authorities will take it up and you don’t need to be there when all that stress happens. If you are lucky someone else would have complained before you or will complain afterwards or at least the bullies might stop so they don’t get into trouble.
You have to ask yourself, is an organization that supports such really worth working for. A lot of people work in companies without a trace of bullying but the regular workplace here or there.
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