What To Do When You Feel Disrespected At Work?

Why do I feel disrespected at work?

Feeling disrespected in the workplace is one of the hard realities of trying to manage relationships with colleagues and coworkers. Disrespect (which is, simply, a lack of respect demonstrated by rude or offensive behaviors) could stem from jealousy, insecurity, bigotry, or other sources.

What are signs of disrespect?

Here are 10 signs of disrespect:

  • THEY DON’T LISTEN.
  • THEY INTERRUPT.
  • THEY TALK AT YOU RATHER THAN WITH YOU.
  • THEY DON’T INCLUDE YOU IN IMPORTANT DECISIONS.
  • THEY ARE ALWAYS LATE.
  • THEY TALK BEHIND YOUR BACK.
  • THEY DON’T HONOUR AGREEMENTS.
  • THEY WILL LIE TO YOU AND IGNORE YOUR BOUNDARIES.

What are examples of disrespectful behavior in the workplace?

Examples of disrespect include malicious gossip, threats or intimidation, giving people the silent treatment, and the unwelcome use of profanity. While not unlawful, disrespect saps employee morale and is typically the first step toward harassment and possibly even workplace violence.

How do you deal with lack of respect at work?

Before you let toxic coworkers threaten your well-being and position within the company, make every effort to win the respect you deserve.

  1. Change Your Image.
  2. Stand Up For Yourself.
  3. Seek Common Ground.
  4. Get Some Distance.