Dealing With Difficult Coworkers: The Gossip

Course overview

We've all been caught up in office gossip at some point or another, whether participating in spreading rumors or being the target of those rumors. Office gossip seems like an unavoidable part of the workplace, and it may be. But YOU don't have to participate in it. There's likely one person or a group of people who thrive on spreading office gossip in your workplace. You'll be much happier with your work environment if you can learn to work with them, while avoiding the gossip. In this course, we'll discuss the characteristics of a gossip and why their behavior can be toxic. We'll also talk about what you should and shouldn't share with these people, and how to react if they spill office secrets to you
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