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My top posts in 2014

A BIG thank you to all my readers.  Here are the posts you enjoyed most!  CVs Personal interests: 10 CV dos and don’ts:  There is always much conflicting advice from career experts on what to include on CVs. One of the areas  that has an opinion divide of Grand Canyon proportions,   is  whether  including your personal interests and hobbies on your…

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Accused of being a bully: “I meant'” vs “They heard”

I have been involved in many bullying cases from the point of view of the target. Interestingly I have been approached twice in the past week by individuals who have been on the other end of the accusation spectrum.   They told me in horrified tones  “I have just been accused of being a bully.” Both were delivering feedback related to poor performance  to a member of…

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Mobbing in the workplace

MOBBING  – URBAN DICTIONARY Bullying, psychological terror or aggression, hostile workplace behavior, workplace trauma, incivility, emotional violence resulting in emotional injury affecting the target’s mental and physical health. Mobbing is an English word, but one I first came across being used by non Anglophones to describe the subtle difference between covert emotional abuse in the work…

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Moving on from bullying: leave a legacy

This post was orignally a guest post for Ann Lewis author of “Recover your balance: How to bounce back from bad times at work” Take a stand In my research for my series on the bullying of women in the work place by women, I was contacted by a huge number of women and somewhat…

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women and workplace bullying

Women and workplace bullying. Whatever happened to Jane?

One story on women and workplace bullying A few months ago I wrote about a client who I called Jane. She sparked my interest in workplace bullying in the bullying of women by women. It was enlightening and eye-opening. I shared my discovery experience of the whole process via a series of posts, which hopefully you are…

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Lipstick jungle

The Lipstick Jungle: Get me out of here!

Is there really a lipstick jungle –  some would say so. For many women, organisations are not safe places. Not only are they more likely to be bullied by a man, but also by another woman. For many  the lipstick jungle is real and bullying leaves indelible scars, ultimately impacting their long-term view of their…

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mascara mafia

Mascara Mafia: To Debate Or Not?

This continues my series researching the bullying of women By women in the work place. See my 2 posts to date: Bitch or Bully: The Pink Elephant and The Lipstick Jungle: Female Saboteurs   The response I originally set out to benchmark a client’s experience. If I had any preconceived notions, they were centred around…

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