According to this article, Submitted by Anonymous on February 2, - 5: Normally, people who act in such way are not aware of the harm they can cause to others. Bob demonizes those who left, attributing past failures to them, and their successes to others who stayed, especially himself. If we hired any in that time, they either changed their ways or left the company before I could interact with them. These are just some of the possible causes:.
Are You A Certified Asshole?
Workplace jerks are a serious problem. Actively solicit and then listen to negative feedback so that you can improve. Maybe it is the way she looks at you, maybe it is the boyfriend advice she gave you, maybe you just don't get a good vibe. However, to me, jokes are getting more and more crude as society censors more and more. You were a nice person until you started working with the current bunch of creeps. Then, if you are truly ready to change, ask for coworkers' help.
How do you know if you’re a jerk? | Oliver Burkeman | Life and style | The Guardian
Particularly watch your humor. You secretly enjoy watching other people suffer and squirm. People seem hesitant to divulge personal information to you. Because of a lot of complaints, the school board removed her from the school and she had to work at the school board. Are people slow to respond to your emails or phone calls? No matter how perfect you are, fighting back remains a difficult thing. But never act on the first thing that comes to mind.