10 Signs You Work In A Toxic Office

We live in a society where its emphasised strongly on how we need to make sure we look after our health, wellbeing and safety within the workplace in order for it to be a safe and enjoyable experience for all involved.

As Winston Churchill once quoted “If you find a job you love, you’ll never work again”. For those that have achieved this within their career and work in a environment that promotes this, it makes each and everyone’s experience within the workplace positive and motivates them each day to do the best they can and empower their colleagues around them to do the same.

So on the flip side you may be asking, what is like to work within an environment where by your workplace is toxic. This type of dissatisfaction can carry onto other aspects of your life from friendships, self-esteem, burnout, fatigue and depression.

Here are 10 signs you are working in a toxic office:

  1. No Team Spirit
  2. Poor on No Communication between Staff
  3. Bad Attitudes
  4. Drama & Gossip
  5. Bully Behaviour
  6. Everyone works under different rules
  7. Lack of Formal Training plans or Programs
  8. Unhealthy Competition and Rivalry
  9. Employee Engagement at an increasing low in the organisation
  10. Poor Management and Leadership

amandaAmanda Ogden is from Sydney Australia, and has spent the past 13 years working within the welfare industry in both administration and case management assisting people with mental health issues, mild intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, drug & alcohol, homelessness gain employment. She also loves travelling, creating jewellery, music, friends and family.

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