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Q: Several months ago one of my former employees, who’d left our agency, returned as my immediate supervisor. It’s been hell ever since. Before his return, I had been respected and allowed to function semi-autonomously. I’d myself been a supervisor, overseeing one employee until he left and management decided to shift the duties he’d handled to another department. I received excellent performance evaluations for my accomplishments.   My former employee rules commander style… Read More

In today’s workplace we are faced with uncertainty.  People are feeling the burn.  From the North American Workplace Survey, half of employees feel overworked and burnt out.  Economic variables, work overload, and the 64% of managers who expect their staff to be “on” and “available” after hours has increased everyone’s stress levels.  Disruptive or harassing co-workers also give rise to people disliking their work environment, or providing more fuel when considering leaving… Read More