Career Advice

How to Handle Spiteful Coworkers

CareersandCareers 24 November, 2020

No matter where you work or what your profession is, spiteful coworkers will always exist. There will be people who might want to see you get in trouble or lose your job. These are three things you must do to keep yourself in a good position at work at all times. 

Keep Your Cool

You might get the urge to become angry once you discover that another person is out to harm you. Don't do that. Instead, keep your cool. Make light of their futile attempt to ruin you, and keep going with the flow. 

Do not Take Revenge

One of the worst things you can do when someone is trying to hurt you is to try to get revenge on them. Revenge almost always turns out poorly for the person who goes after it. You don't have to do anything at all. Harmful people will eat the fruit they bear eventually. Bad karma always comes back on the person who puts it out into the world, and it doesn't need you to do anything to start it. 

Be the Best Worker You Can Be

Keep on being your best self at work. Maintain your excellence if you work hard, avoid drama, and treat people with respect. Don't let negative people change who you are in any way. Keep being the same person with high work ethics as you've been. Most of the time, other people resent you when you do a good job at work. Perhaps, your managers are noticing you for your work ethic. The malicious person wants to block your progress, but karma won't allow that to happen. 

The better you deal with such employees, the more of a positive standing you'll gain at work. Don't let anyone steal your joy or your job. No one deserves to rob you of either one.