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Working with bullies - How can I deal with not liking the people I work with?

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Last Updated: 04/26/2016 at 1:33pm
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September 22nd, 2014 12:42am
Never be afraid to let someone know that you are being bullied, because other people can be a great help. If you are being bullied at work, maybe you can find a supervisor or the HR manager. Here's a website I find for you:
September 14th, 2014 6:42am
If your in a company with bullies.. i had this problem once and you should ALWAYS talk to the manger about it, also don't fight back.. they want a reaction, just ignore them!
October 24th, 2014 2:36pm
For me personally, I would find out why I don't like them, and take it from there, if it's their attitude that bothers me, then I would try find the other side of them.
January 7th, 2015 4:03am
If it's not possible or practical to change jobs, thereby cutting these negative people out of your life, then one way you can deal with this is by trying to understand the bullies themselves. Oftentimes they are taking out their own hurts on others, and if you can help them, you become their benefactor instead of their victim. You empower yourself, and in the process fix the problem instead of avoiding it. Of course, this depends on the situation.
October 28th, 2014 12:17am
Working with people you do not like is not easy, but is more easy to deal with it if you treat them rigth. It can be difficult at first, but you will know that you are doing the right thing and in the long run they will see them too.
November 2nd, 2014 11:13pm
U can request 4 a transfer2 another department, talk 2 the person and see what can be the about the issue you have with them, or look4 another job while working your current job.
November 11th, 2014 11:13am
speak to a manager, nobody has to deal with bullies in a work place. speak out and be proud of who you are
November 14th, 2014 5:07pm
Try to understand why they do such actions, you might be surprised to find there is an answer to all bullying.
November 15th, 2014 10:52pm
Recognizing that bullies usually have something in there own life that they are unhappy with, and recognizing we will not like everyone we work with.
November 18th, 2014 7:11am
This is normal in the workforce you have to work with people with different personalities and work ethnics, but think of it as experience and being tolerant and accepting of other people, and if it really bothers you try talking to them or your supervisor
January 2nd, 2015 1:45am
To work with them it's not easy but at least just be professional in a way. Don't bring personal judgement to them just be professional with them.
April 10th, 2015 3:22pm
if possible, be straight with them, constructively criticise them- e.g let them know a better way to treat people. if its your boss, you are still entitled to fair treatment, if its classmates/colleagues, im sure teachers/bosses will give a compromise......
June 22nd, 2015 2:29pm
Well in a work place, you are always gonna find people u hate working with. No matter what just keep doing what u need to do and just learn to always be civil with them and get the job done and work together. If things do get worse I would talk to ur boss about it
March 8th, 2016 3:07pm
You can just don't pay attention to them and be strong even if your weak and also have courage and don't let them see your weaknesses too
April 26th, 2016 1:33pm
Try to ignore them, and focus on you work. Do this till they not bother to disturb you, if they do then confront them.