Design For Life

Design for Life: I want to avoid an old boss in a new job

This week, expert Louise Campbell advises a reader who is fearful of crossing paths again with a bullying former boss

One in ten employees in Ireland experiences bullying at some point in their career, but there are ways to resolve the situation

Dear Expert,

Many years ago, when I was in my 20s, I told my HR manager about a boss who had been bullying in her behaviour towards me. This included her not speaking to me on occasions, telling me not to talk in the office, and on one occasion ordering me to turn up to work on a bank holiday (I arrived to find the building locked). I went to counselling and got some useful ...