It’s a situation familiar to many of us: That moment when something just feels off.
You have a less-than-great feeling about your work environment, and then, someone utters a phrase that gives you a sinking feeling.
It’s a feeling that makes that “off” sensation feel even worse — a feeling that makes you think, “Hmm. Maybe it’s not me.”
That’s the feeling that indicates you might be in a toxic work environment.
7 Phrases That Indicate You Might Be in a Toxic Work Environment
- “You won’t believe how late it was when I left the office last night.”
- “I would love to help you, but … “
- ”Thanks, that was my idea.”
- “Oh, I can’t even remember the last time I took a real vacation.”
- ”That’s not my fault.”
- ”I’m sick (again).”
- ”Where are you going?”