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Recognizing and Surviving an Emotionally Toxic Workplace

by Heather Ackmann

This course will teach you how to identify and respond to emotionally toxic behaviors in professional environments.

What you'll learn

A toxic work environment is detrimental to a team and company. In this course, Recognizing and Surviving an Emotionally Toxic Workplace, you’ll learn to develop the skills needed to deal with professional settings that are emotionally unhealthy. First, you’ll explore some of the ways that workplaces can be emotionally toxic, and how to recognize them. Next, you’ll discover strategies for confronting and hopefully remediating emotionally toxic circumstances. Finally, you’ll learn how to know when it’s time to walk away and seek out an entirely new workplace. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of toxic workplaces needed to find an environment that is both professionally fulfilling and emotionally healthy.

About the author

Heather Ackmann is an author and instructional designer. She has a passion for technology and a soft spot for people who find technology frustrating. She loves showing people how to make technology work better for them and figuring out how to make less than perfect technology work better for all. For over a decade now, Microsoft has honored her with the Microsoft MVP award in Office Systems and Services. In 2021, she completed her MS degree in human-computer interaction with distinction. She use... more

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